Shakhtar Donetsk have confirmed that in-demand midfielder Fred will be heading to Manchester this summer, with City and United set for another transfer tussle.

Chief executive of the Ukrainian outfit, Sergei Palkin, said in Corriere dello Sport: “Fred will leave in June. If not to Manchester City, then to Manchester United.

“He is ready for the best championships. In addition to being very good, Fred is very professional.”

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