Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Shakhtar Donetsk playmaker Fred.

According to an exclusive report from the Daily Star, the Red Devils are keen to land the Brazilian midfielder, who has been impressive for Shakhtar this season.

It’s stated in the report that United will go toe to toe with fellow Premier League giants Arsenal for Fred’s signature, with the midfielder attracting interest from across Europe in recent months.

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Many of Shakhtar’s stars have been linked with moves to top clubs across Europe, including Bernard, and it comes as no surprise to see Fred touted with a big move having been so impressive in Paulo Fonseca’s side this season.

The 24-year-old will not come cheaply if he is to move on from Ukraine, though. According to the Star, it will take an offer worth around £30 million to lure him away from Shakhtar.

Manchester City have also been linked with a move for Fred in the past.