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Reports: Man Utd Agree Deal For Brazil Star

Reports: Manchester United Agree Deal For Brazil Star

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By Keegan Kruger - May 25, 2018 09:00 PM @KeeganKruger

Premier League giants Manchester United have reportedly agreed a €50 million (R729 million) deal for a Brazil international.

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According to Sky Sports journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, the Red Devils have reached an agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk for Brazilian midfielder Fred.

The 25-year-old will be expected to be a starter in Jose Mourinho's side next season should the transfer materialise, and is likely to partner Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba in a three-man midfield.

However, speaking at a press conference while with the Brazil national team, Fred has claimed he will only address his playing future after the World Cup.

"There have been some advanced talks since January when I almost went to Man City," he said, as quoted by FourFourTwo.

"United talked to my staff and Shakhtar. However, besides this strong news, my head is entirely with the World Cup.

"Gilberto Silva (his agent) is a guy in which I trust, he deals with all off-pitch stuff. My family is always well informed, too.

"I do not know what I am going to choose; maybe I will decide better after the World Cup."

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The central midfielder has made 155 appearances for Shakhtar since joining the club in 2013, scoring 15 goals and assisting a further 15 strikes.

Do you think Fred will be the Red Devils' first signing of the window? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Matayitayi Joined: 24 Jan 2014
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Matayitayi May 29, 2018 06:03 PM
Fred Ok
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NHLANHLA1 May 26, 2018 02:31 PM
Cowditor plz remove William in that picture
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Dlamini Wabantu May 26, 2018 10:52 AM
He is buying success yet other coaches would win the league with the material he had. This should be his last season if he doesn't start to win trophies.
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@gunners May 26, 2018 09:36 AM
Jose wants every player available trying to buy success as he always does and claims to be a great Coach
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MR E May 26, 2018 02:50 AM
This Mourinho's last chance he need to deliver!
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Piratesfan May 25, 2018 10:04 PM
This united side Mourinho is building from scratch. Ferguson left an aging squad, Moyes destroyed everything,Van gaal was just clueless. Mourinho will build a strong competitive side for whoever will takeover from him.
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Ntsunda 12 May 25, 2018 09:47 PM
Welcome to the theatre of dreams young man

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