Manchester United have confirmed the capture of Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk, with the player set to join the club after the World Cup.
Fred is reportedly set to undergo a medical at Carrington on Monday before completing his permanent summer move to Manchester United.
Barcelona are the latest club to be linked with Fred, with the Catalans reportedly set to rival Manchester United in pursuit of the Shakhtar Donetsk superstar.
Manchester United have had their eyes on Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian midfield mainstay Fred for quite some time now.
Manchester United are reportedly ready to step up their pursuit of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, who is a also long-time target for Manchester City
Shakhtar Donetsk CEO Sergei Palkin has claimed that Manchester United are still in the race to sign Fred, also a summer target for Manchester City.
Roma will look to overturn a first leg deficit against Shakhtar Donetsk to make it to the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Manchester City are reportedly closing in on their first signing of the current transfer window - Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred.
Manchester United are reportedly plotting a January swoop for Shakhtar Donetsk superstar Fred in order to beef up the options in the middle of the park.
Manchester City established themselves at the top of Group F with a hard fought victory against a fearless Shakhtar Donetsk side.