Manchester United beat Manchester City to sign influential Brazil midfielder this summer
– The Red Devils have landed their first player this summer
– They beat their city rivals Manchester City to the signing of the Brazilian midfielder
– The 25-year-old joined Manchester United from FC Shakhtar Donetsk in a €59 million deal
Manchester United have reportedly agreed a deal with Ukrainian topflight side FC Shakhtar Donetsk over the signing of Brazil forward Fred.
The Red Devils beat their city rivals Manchester City to the signing of the 25-year-old midfielder in a deal valued at €59 million.
Having spent five years with the Miners, the midfielder boasts of 10 goals in over 100 matches for the Ukrainian Premier League champions.
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Fred was also said to have attracted interests from Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, but he has ended up signing for the Old Trafford outfit.
The 25-year-old former Atlético Mineiro, Porto Alegre and Internacional player is in Brazil’s squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.