Manchester United handed huge boost in pursuit of £52m winger
Gelson emerged as a target for United and Real Madrid this week following reports in Portuguese newspaper Record.
The winger impressed during Sporting's 2-1 Champions League defeat to Real earlier this month and is said to have caught the eye.
Sporting have reportedly been trying to tie the 21-year-old down with a new and improved contract.
However, Portuguese outlet Correio da Manha claim negotiations have now broken down due to a disagreement over wages.
Gelson is said to be demanding around £9,000-a-week - more than double his current earnings which stand at just £4k.
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