Pep Guardiola clears path for Manchester United to complete Fred signing

Manchester United are leading the chase for Fred. (Getty Images)

Manchester City have cleared the path for Manchester United to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, according to reports in Brazil.

The Premier League champions had expressed a strong interest in signing the 25-year-old during the January transfer window but failed to agree a deal with Shakhtar.

Guardiola is said to have been impressed with Fred’s performances against City in the Champions League this season.

But according to UOL, Guardiola has now ended his interest in Fred and has made the signing of Napoli midfielder Jorginho his priority.

The report also claims that sources close to negotiations believe United is now… Read the full story

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