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Manchester United confirm Fred transfer

21 Jun 2018
Fred, Manchester United

Red Devils finalise deal for Brazil midfielder, who has moved from Shakhtar Donetsk and agreed a five-year contract

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk.

The 25-year-old has agreed a five-year deal, with the option for a further 12 months, after moving to Man Utd for an undisclosed fee.

The Brazilian midfielder, currently in Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has won the league title and the Ukrainian Cup three times each in five seasons with Shakhtar.

He will hope to make his United debut when they open their Premier League campaign at home to Leicester City on the weekend of 11 August.

Fred is United's second signing of the summer after Diogo Dalot from FC Porto.

See: Summer 2018 transfers – All the deals

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