Finally, a done deal. Manchester United fans were delighted to learn Fred had received his work permit on Thursday and could complete his transfer from Shakhtar Donetsk.
Best Brazilian in the premier league already. Fabinho has nothing on him
— Steven (@StevenUtd_) June 21, 2018
That makes it two deals completely wrapped up for the Reds, after also sealing a deal for FC Porto young full-back Diogo Dalot.
Fred’s transfer fee was already agreed on between the two clubs in question but there was still work to be done in regards to his work permit.
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Now supporters can relax and enjoy watching Fred perform for Brazil at the World Cup before he joins up with the United squad for our pre-season tour.
Here’s how United fans reacted to the news on Twitter:
Happy days – hopefully Fred can do a good job for us! 🇧🇷 pic.twitter.com/KABnK2YWZA
— Aidan Walsh (@AidanMUFC_) June 21, 2018
You Vs The guy she told you not to worry about pic.twitter.com/cCXdqwuMFM
— Maxxmonger🌝 (@Maxxdoc_) June 21, 2018
Waoooo, amazing hahahahahaha. Just amazing. pic.twitter.com/EytXMaeRvd
— Red Devil Army (@wickedchandy) June 21, 2018
FRED signs for United and he is a fraud . Liverpool fans on a rant on my timeline. Not forgetting that this man took Fabinho’s place in Brazil’s world cup squad.😃
— SCHOLES (@iamscholes) June 21, 2018
Notable that Fred’s creativity was what appealed to Mourinho. He’s not your ordinary holding midfielder
— James Robson (@JamesRobsonMEN) June 21, 2018