Manchester United have moved a step closer to completing the £52.5 million ($70m) signing of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, with the club confirming that agreement has been reached.
The highly rated 19-year-old has spent his entire career at Porto - where the current United boss once managed - and made 33 appearances in all competitions this season.More news: Arsenal interested in surprise move for Marouane Fellaini
Manchester United's doctors are being kept busy this week as Diego Dalot is poised to arrive for his medical ahead of signing from Porto, according to Sky Sports.
United agreed a fee of around £20m with FC Porto for Dalot at the start of the week and the Portugal under-21 worldwide underwent a medical this morning before signing his long-term contract.
Manchester United are believed to be on the lookout for a number of top signings this summer as they bid to try and build a squad capable of winning the Premier League title next season.More news: IOS 12 introduces new features to reduce interruptions and manage Screen Time
Mourinho made signing a central midfielder his top priority this summer after Michael Carrick's decision to retire.
Fred, 25, reportedly passed a medical on Monday, and United will make a further announcement in "due course", as per a club statement.More news: Amid growing spat with Facebook, Apple increases privacy controls