Manchester United have announced that they have agreed a deal to sign Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk.
The Brazilian midfielder, whose full name is Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos, is set to become Man Utd’s first signing of the summer transfer window.
Fred pictured has spent the last five seasons with Shakhtar, winning the league title and the Ukrainian Cup three times each.
The 25-year-old former Atletico Mineiro, Porto Alegre and Internacional player is in Brazil’s squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
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Rounding off the Trophy Tour with a successful in shape for the Hong Kong group, HKRU CEO Robbie McRobbie pointed out: “We’ve had a pretty good few days with the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour and it has been a fantastic opportunity to provide a vast evil-component of our vibrant Hong Kong rugby neighborhood entry to the enduring Webb Ellis Cup. Rugby World Cup represents all that we aspire to agen piala dunia in terms of excellence, friendship and respect and we understand that having the Webb Ellis Cup right here can have helped make stronger these values and inspired a lot of our gamers, young and ancient. We’d want to thank World Rugby for together with Hong Kong within the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour. we wish them neatly with the remainder of the tour and hope that Hong Kong may have the possibility to be there for the ultimate leg in Japan in 2019.”
From Hong Kong, the Webb Ellis Cup travels to Beijing for the sixth leg of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Trophy Tour. both-year tour includes a mix of based and rising rugby countries and in Asia it is going to guide the dedicated influence beyond 2019 legacy programme which goals to attract and continue a million new rugby participants. The task is already making very mighty development in Asia, with greater than 500,000 already reached via numerous transforming into the game programmes.
Rugby World Cup 2019 takes place from 20 September-2 November, 2019. there was strong demand for Rugby World Cup 2019 with greater than 1.5 million ticket functions already bought.
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After relocating to the USA in 2011, he’d remained a loyal rugby fan in a country captivated with different sports — American football, basketball, and baseball. So past this yr, when he discovered that his Springboks could be coming to the American capital metropolis for a check in shape towards Wales, he knew he needed to be there.
He and his wife purchased their tickets and caught a flight from their domestic in Palm seaside, Florida. Crossman changed into excited to display his spouse her first-ever foreign rugby fit.
as soon as they got inner the stadium, despite the fact, he felt whatever became lacking.