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Brazilian international Fred first major zomeraankoop United

Manchester United has Tuesday strengthened with midfielder Fred. The 25-year-old Brazilian international comes to millions of euros from Shakhtar Donetsk.

In the brief declaration of the ‘Red Devils’ is the transferbedrag not mentioned, but according to British media puts United to around 60 million euros for the player, which is part of the Brazilian world cup selection.

Fred played since the summer of 2013 for Shakhtar, that he at that time took over from the Brazilian Atlético Mineiro. The midfielder still had a five-year contract with the club with which he this year for the third time champion in Ukraine.

In 155 official matches on behalf of Shakhtar came to Fred to fifteen goals and as many assists. He has seven international matches for Brazil to his name.

Fred is regarded as the first zomeraanwinst for United, which last season far behind fellow-townsman finished second in the Premier League. Manager José Mourinho took no prize with his team.

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