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Chelsea Star Tips Man Utd's Brazilian Signing To Be An EPL Hit

A Chelsea star, who has been included in Brazil's 2018 FIFA World Cup squad, has tipped Manchester United's latest signing to be a hit in the Premier League.

Click through the gallery above to see six other Brazilians who have played for United.

The Red Devils confirmed on Tuesday that they had reached an agreement with Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk for midfielder Fred, with the reported fee being £52 million (R886 million).

International teammate Willian, who has also been linked with a switch to Jose Mourinho's side, has since spoken up his countryman's move to Old Trafford, and expects him to be a success.

"Of course, no doubt about that," the Brazilian said, as quoted by FourFourTwo.  

"He has a lot of quality, and he can improve a lot. He is going to one of the best teams in the world. I am happy for him and hope he will do well at Manchester United.

"He is very happy to come to the Premier League to play. We talked a little bit about that. He is excited to start.

"But now it is time to think about the World Cup. I think he is delighted, but now is the time to think about the national team."

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The 25-year-old made 37 appearances for Shakhtar last season, scoring four goals and assisting a further seven strikes.

Do you think Fred will be a success in the Premier League? Have your say in the comments section below. 

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