Not just Alexis Sanchez: It’s Man United vs Man City for Fred as well - football




Not just Alexis Sanchez: It’s Man United vs Man City for Fred as well

Not just Alexis Sanchez: It’s Man United vs Man City for Fred as well



Another Man United vs Man City transfer battle
Manchester City have run away with the Premier League title race, so it looks like their battle with Manchester United will have to take place off the pitch.
The January transfer market has already got off to an expensive start with moves for the likes of Virgil van Dijk and Philippe Coutinho.
Increasingly it is looking likely that all of the big six Premier League sides will make moves in the January transfer window, which is far from usually the case.
Alexis Sanchez to Man United or Man City"
The big transfer story of the past 24 hours has been that both Manchester United and Manchester City are chasing Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez.
For so long, Manchester City were considered to be the favourites to sign Alexis.
Now Manchester United are firmly in the mix and whilst City remain favourites, we have seen transfer u-turns before.
At one stage this past summer it looked certain that Alvaro Morata would join Manchester United, with Romelu Lukaku returning to Chelsea… Now there is a two-way battle for Fred
With the Alexis race firmly concentrating minds, it has now been reported that the big Manchester clubs are going head-to-head for another player: Fred.
Paul Hirst writes in The Times today: “Mourinho, meanwhile, is looking to buy Fred, the Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder, this month. The 24-year-old, who has been at Shakhtar since 2013, is valued at £30 million. City have also been linked with the Brazilian.”
Fred is a Brazilian defensive midfielder who has impressed for Shakhtar this season in the Champions League.
At 24, and playing some fine football, Fred looks primed for a move to a big European club.
Fred wants to play for Pep
Earlier this month Fred admitted that he would like to play for Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola and was waiting for his call.
Fred: “For sure, I would grow a lot with him. I have a lot of room to grow. I have not received (his call) yet, I’m just eagerl... view: 0
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