Manchester United set to wrap up £52m deal for Brazilian midfielder

first_img1 Manchester United target Fred will complete his medical with the Premier League side on Monday.The Shakhtar Donetsk star, who has also been linked with rivals Manchester City in the past, is expected to sign in a £52 million – including add-ons.Fred will leave the Brazil camp after their friendly with Croatia to undergo the medical.The midfielder is part of Tite’s squad to take to the World Cup in Russia later this month, so Jose Mourinho is keen to tie up a deal as quickly as possible.The Portuguese sees the 25-year-old as an ideal replacement for the retiring Michael Carrick, who hung up his boots at the end of last season.Since joining Shakhtar in 2013 from Internacional, he has won two league titles, two domestic cups and three Super Cups. Fred pictured during Brazil training last_img read more