Fred, who has been impressive for Shakhtar in the Champions League this season, had been the subject of interest from Manchester city but it now looks like their rivals on the other side of Manchester have entered the race.
The Mail Online understand that Manchester City will not be pursuing a deal to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred.
Meanwhile, José Mourinho is also looking to sign the combative Fred after his impressive performance in the Champions League this season, with United's interest in the Brazil global convincing their city rivals to line up other options. I would evolve. City is a great team, I would be happy to play there. or at Manchester United as well, at Chelsea, Arsenal, clubs of great tradition in Europe and England.
Much like Alexis Sanchez, this could end up being about the money.
'He is ready for the best championships.
Kompany does not expect United to roll over to City
Sources close to the deal have told me that City remain interested but United are ready to compete for a player rated very high by Jose Mourinho's scouts - who think he would be ideal next to Nemanja Matic.
And Shakhtar CEO Sergei Palkin has commented on the potential departure of one of Shakhtar's top players, revealing that he believes a deal to the Premier League - more specifically Manchester - is already on the cards.
Fred's Shakhtar crashed out of the champions league on Tuesday night after a 1-0 defeat to Roma.
I'm still 25, there's a lot to grow and learn, play and observe great players of these clubs. "In addition to being very good, Fred is very professional". "If he asked us to stay another year, we'd let him". Unfortunately it did not work, but now I'm focused here, out of the window we try to forget and focus on football.
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