Manchester United have reached an agreement with Shakhtar Dontesk regarding the signing of Fred.
The Red Devils are set to land the £52million man before he heads to the World Cup with Brazil.
United confirmed the capture of Fred in a statement on their website:
Manchester United is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk for the transfer of Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos.
A further announcement will be made in due course.