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Mourinho Close On £35M Samba Star As Replacement For Departing Midfielder

Subair Adams




According to reports (via teamtalk), premier league heavyweights Man United are planning to lure Fred from Shakhtar Donestsk when January comes.

The talented player has been superb at the club this season, and his superb performances have caught the attention of some of the big guys in Europe.

In 17 appearances for the Ukraine club so far this term, he has scored a goal and has also provided one assist

Shakhtar Donestsk have been brilliant in the Champions League this season, and the Ukrainians are likely to qualify for the knockout stage with Manchester City in Group F.

There were reports coming from Brazil that Man United manager Jose Mourinho is ready to sign Fred with a £35 million as a replacement for Marouane Fellaini.

It was reported that the Old Trafford club have agreed to sell the Belgium international to Besiktas for £8million in January, instead of losing him for nothing next summer.

Fellaini has been impressive this season so far at Man United, but he is yet to agree to a new deal with the club.

And it is understood that his next destination will be Turkey when the transfer window reopens, possibly ending his career at the club.

Coming back to Fred, it was also made known that La Liga sides Sevilla and Valencia are also interested in the Brazilian star player.

But Manchester United, being a bigger club, are favourites to get his signature

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