As reported by Daily Star, Manchester United are very keen on signing Shakhtar Donetsk star player Fred before the end of January transfer.
The talented Brazilian joined Shakhtar Donetsk from Internacional in 2013, he has been very impressive at his club, he is now being linked with a move to Manchester clubs.
Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola has recently admitted Manchester United club have the upper hand financially to land the star player.
The Brazilian has featured in 142 appearances for Shakhtar Donetsk in just 5 years.
Guardiola sees him as an ideal replacement for Brazilian star player Fernandinho.
The talented midfielder is a regular starter in Shakhtar Donetsk first team, he has made 24 appearances in all competition for his club.
If he moves to Manchester United, his creativity and defensive abilities will help United provide a much needed help in the middle of the park.
The Red Devils are in need of a midfield player to support Paul Pogba, Michael Carrick is set to retire at the end of the season while Marouane Fellaini’s future at the club is uncertain.
January transfer window will be closing on Thursday, and a £50m bid for the talented player will secure his signature.