Brazil and Shakhtar Donetsk’s defender Fred is set to spark a great transfer war between top Premier League clubs this summer according to reports.
Manchester United and Manchester City have been admiring the player’s style of play for a very long time, United were close to sealing a deal for his service during the previous transfer but they made a last-minute change of mind towards completing his transfer to Old Trafford.
The Daily Mail is reporting that the Red Devils manager is set to reignite his desire to lure the 25-year-old to Old Trafford ahead of Pep Guardiola who is also eyeing a summer swoop for the midfielder’s signature.
The Portuguese manager is currently hoping he could beat his counterpart to the Brazilian’s signature ahead of the upcoming season.
Though Mourinho’s men were in form against the Citizens last weekend when they defeated their derby rivals 3-2 at the theater of dreams, they are set to miss out on the league trophy to Manchester City but the manager hopes to add some players to his squad this summer so as to lay claim for next season’s League trophy.
Daily Mail also suggests that the Brazilian is worth nothing less than £50m and he might see his value rise up should he perform brilliantly for the Sambar Boys at the upcoming summer World Cup in Russia.