The Brazil international Fred is set to leave Shakhtar Donetsk and become Jose Mourinho ’s first major signing of the summer. Manchester United is confident of making this done deal before the start of the World Cup in Russia.
Manchester United will pay £43m up front with add-ons expected to raise the deal to £52.2m.
The Brazilian Mid-fielder is to undergo his medical next week ahead of a £52.2million move to Old Trafford, according to reports.
Mourinho will be delighted to seal the signing of Fred after making signing a defensive midfielder a priority this summer.
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