Manchester United have announced that they have reached an agreement to sign Brazilian midfielder Fred from Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk.
United made the announcement on their official website on Tuesday.
“Manchester United is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk for the transfer of Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos.
“A further announcement will be made in due course.”
The deal is believed to be worth £52 million.
Fred won three league titles and three domestic Cups during his time with Shakhtar Donetsk.
He is in Brazil’s 23-man squad that will feature at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.