Official: Manchester United confirm deal is in place to sign Fred

source: football365

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign midfielder Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk, the Premier League club have announced.

The Brazil midfielder was at Carrington on Monday to undergo a medical before signing his contract which is reported to be a five-year agreement.

United say an agreement is in place but it is thought that official confirmation of the signing is being held up by a delay over paperwork with the Brazil FA.

Fred will cost United in the region of £52million.

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