Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Man United agree to sign Brazil midfielder Fred

What position does Fred play and how will he affect Paul Pogba at Man Utd Mourinho has been keen to rejuvenate his midfield and support Pogba
Betsy Taylor | 07 June, 2018, 13:59

With 12 of his players featuring in Russian Federation - including new signing Fred -Mourinho faces the prospect of preparing for the new season without the bulk of his first-team squad.

De Gea was once again voted as United's Player of the Season as they finished runners up to Manchester City.

Therefore he will be keeping a close eye on this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation, which he will be covering with RT.

"A further announcement will be made in due course".

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has predicted that the Super Eagles of Nigeria will qualify in Group D at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

United need to bolster their squad if they are to renew their challenge against cross-city rivals Manchester City, who they trailed by 19 points in last season's Premier League.


Scroll down to see Jose Mourinho's World Cup predictions. That combination would provide a neat balance to United's midfield, with holding man Matic flanked by the athletic abilities of Fred and Pogba, who would be charged with affecting the game at both ends of the pitch.

Handed his debut by Dunga in 2014, Fred's worldwide career was disrupted after testing positive for the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide during the 2015 Copa America.

With midfielder Michael Carrick retiring from playing and Marouane Fellaini having refused to sign a new contract and expected to leave, Mourinho wanted to strengthen midfield.

Fred started his youth career at Atletico Mineiro in Brazil, before leaving in 2009 to play for Porto Alegre.

Juan Mata cost United £40.26 million (R690.86 million) in 2013, while midfielder Nemanja Matic cost the club £40.23 million (R690.34 million) a year ago. He's played five years for Shakhtar, but still didn't become their top player.

"He is a wonderful player", the Betfair ambassador said.

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