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Official: United Complete £52m Signing

Official: Manchester United Complete £52m Signing

By David Kappel - Jun 21, 2018 03:21 PM @kappilinho

Manchester United have announced that they have finalised the transfer of a Brazilian star, with widespread reports suggesting he cost the club £52 million.

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

The English giants have completed the deal for Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos, known simply as Fred, who has completed a medical and signed a five-year deal.

"This is the biggest club in the world and I am delighted to be a part of this amazing team," he told

"To work with Jose Mourinho, who has won so many trophies in his time as a coach, is an opportunity not to be missed.

"I cannot wait to get started and to meet my new teammates. I would like to thank everyone at Shakhtar Donetsk for everything they have done for me over the past five years.

"This is a very exciting time for me, with my focus now fully on the World Cup with Brazil."

Read: The Highest-Paid Man Utd Stars After Fred Deal

Fred joins the club from Shakhtar Donetsk after winning nine trophies with the Ukrainian side.

What do you make of Fred's transfer to the Red Devils? Have your say in the comments section below.


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jun 21, 2018 05:04 PM
Good signing for man united, he will do better at united!

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