Manchester United new boy Fred reckons that Manchester United fan base partly influenced his move to the fortress of Old Trafford and he has paid tribute to the fans, per reports.
Fred arrived Man United Carringhton training ground about a fortnight ago and successful underwent a medical. After thrashing out his personal terms and resolving his work permit issues, United confirmed the signing of the Brazilian midfielder on Thursday.
The signing of Fred from Shahktar Donetsk follows from the signing of Portuguese youngster Diogo Dalot from Porto. However, United are expected to sign one or two more players before the close of the window.
After United confirmed his capture, Fred granted an interview, where he sent a message to Man United fans.
“So many of them asked me to join the club, and that really meant a lot to me.”
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) June 22, 2018
‘I want to thank all of the Manchester United fans, even now, just as I am signing,’ he told Manchester United’s official website. ‘So many of them reached out to me and asked me to join the club and that really meant a lot to me. ‘All I can say in return is that I’m going to run my hardest and work my hardest to make history for the club and the fans.’