Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Few Minor Details before Fred's a Red

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Few Minor Details before Fred's a Red

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UNITED are still to finalise personal terms with Fred - despite agreeing a £52m deal for the Brazilian international.

Jose Mourinho moved quickly to snap up the in-demand midfielder before the start of the World Cup in Russia. Fred completed a medical at Carrington last week before flying out with the rest of the Brazil squad.

But fans have questioned why there has been a delay in making the move official when United confirmed an agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk more than a week ago.

M.E.N. Sport understands there are no major concerns as negotiations with Fred's representatives continue, with just the finer details to be concluded. Mourinho identified the 25-year-old as the man to fill the void left by Michael Carrick's retirement after an exhaustive search for midfield talent. …

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