Brazilian midfielder Fred admits that coach Jose Mourinho was the key factor in his decision to join Manchester United.
Gabriel Jesus scored a hat-trick as Manchester City powered to a 6-0 Champions League victory over Shakhtar Donetsk.
Fred has completed his transfer from Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester United after passing his medical, the midfielder agreeing a five-year contract at Old Trafford.
Manchester United have confirmed the capture of Shakhtar Donetsk and Brazil midfielder Fred, their first addition this transfer window.
Manchester United are reportedly close to signing Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk and Brazil coach Tite is not surprised by their interest.
Amid links with Manchester United, midfielder Fred said that a decision on his future would have to wait.
Fred’s wonderful free-kick earned Shakhtar Donetsk a 2-1 victory over Roma in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 encounter at the Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist on Wednesday.
Tosin Adarabioyo, Brahim Diaz and Phil Foden earned praise from Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola after their displays at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Bernard and Ismaily scored to send Shakhtar Donetsk through as Group F runners-up after a 2-1 home win against already-qualified Manchester City at the Metalist Stadium on Wednesday.
David Silva has been left out of Manchester City’s travelling party for the Champions League Group F game at Shakhtar Donetsk.