The 25-year-old is poised to become United’s first summer signing as Jose Mourinho bolsters his squad during the close season to have a chance to dethrone reigning champions, city during the 2018/2019 season.
Brazil midfielder Fred has arrived at Carrington on Monday ahead of his £52million move from Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester United.
A Mercedes van understood to be carrying Fred was pictured arriving at the Red Devils’ HQ on Monday morning.
Reports in Brazil indicated that a deal to become United’s first signing of the summer is so close that the player is due to use his time in the north-west to head to Old Trafford for a medical.
Official announcement from Manchester United is all that’s left to confirm the news.
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