Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils

Sadio Mane shoots under pressure from Diogo Dalot and Diego Reyes Liverpool's Champions League last-16 second leg with Porto Sadio Mane shoots under pressure from Diogo Dalot and Diego Reyes Liverpool's Champions League last-16 second leg with Porto
Eugene Bates | 06 June, 2018, 01:59

Fred has made just eight appearances for Brazil but is part of their 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, and 2002 victor Rivaldo believes the midfielder will be the right fit for United.

Manchester United have today revealed that they have agreed on a deal with Shakhtar Donetsk to bring Brazilian midfielder Fred to the club.

The Brazil global arrived at Manchester United's training ground this morning to complete his £52million move to the club.

Lucescu is credited for transforming Fred into a holding midfielder at Shakhtar.

Asked whether 25-year-old Fred can make an impact at Old Trafford, Willian replied: 'Of course, no doubt about that.

Sky Sports report he has a £20 million release clause in his contract, which the Old Trafford club would easily be able to meet.

Willian has backed Brazil team-mate Fred to be a major success at Manchester United and said he is moving to "one of the best teams in the world".

The Red Devils announced the deal on Tuesday and are paying £52m to land the Brazilian, who will bolster Jose Mourinho's midfield options. "If I was a club manager, I would be looking to sign him".

Which team are you supporting in the 2018 World Cup?

The highly rated 19-year-old has spent his entire career at Porto - where the current United boss once managed - and made 33 appearances in all competitions this season.

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