Confirmed: United Have Deals In Place For 2 Players

Manchester United announced the signing of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred on Tuesday, with the Brazil worldwide penning a deal at Old Trafford.

Media speculation suggests United will pay Shaktar about £52 million for the 25-year-old, who is in Brazil's squad for the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Fred will hope to make the same impact on the Premier League as Brazilian global team-mates Willian and Fernandinho, who also arrived in England via spells with Shakhtar.

Former Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu has confirmed Fred has completed his transfer to Manchester United.

He is industrious, dynamic, energetic and possesses a wide array of technical qualities, which could make the Belo Horizonte born player the flawless foil for Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba.

The 25-year-old made 37 appearances for Shakhtar, as they went on to lift the Ukraine Premier Liga title this past season.

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Fred's career has not been without controversy however.

The suspension only applied to games sanctioned by South American football federation Conmebol. He goes to one of the best teams in the world.

The announcement of Fred was perhaps expediated by the fact that Brazil coach Tite had said he wanted his players domestic futures to be decided before the World Cup this summer.

Milinkovic-Savic is reportedly Mourinho's no. 1 target as a more advanced option and he was seen interacting with an Instagram post confirming Fred's move earlier on.

Jose Mourinho has wrapped up another transfer by completing the signing of Porto star Diogo Dalot.

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