According to reports in England Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder, Fred will complete a medical with Manchester United on Monday as he closes in on a potential move to Old Trafford.
Fred is expected to leave his Brazil’s camp on Monday to complete the deal and becomes Jose Mourinho first signing of the summer.
Fred is presently in the North West, having come off the bench in Brazil’s 2-0 triumph over Croatia at Anfield on Sunday.
After the friendly clash, ‘Seleçao’ boss Tite all but affirmed United’s interest, encouraging the player to resolve his future sooner rather than later.
“Something like this speculation is inevitable when you’re meeting in the summer and players are always thinking of their careers,”
“What we say is please resolve it as soon as possible so your head is back with us and focused on the national team.
“But if I was the manager of a club team, I would be looking to sign him.
As indicated by ‘The Daily Mail’, the 25-year-old will finish his medical within the next 24 hours as United close in on their man, having effectively concurred an expense fee worth up to £53m for the Samba star.
The midfield region is believed to be one of the zones Jose Mourinho is looking to reinforce this summer while finishing such a huge money deal so early in the window would be a noteworthy lift for the Portuguese boss as he hopes to build a squad fit of challenging city rivals Manchester City.