Fred

Born: October 3, 1983 (age 34)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Striker
Team: Fluminense (no. 9)
Fred of Brazil during the International Friendly match between South Africa and Brazil at FNB Stadium on March 05, 2014
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Career History
Senior2009-Fluminense
International2005-Brazil
Sports Mole has 142 articles about Fred. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United 'scouting Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic'
Manchester United reportedly send scouts to watch Lazio's £89m-rated midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Apr 17, 16:09
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola to get £200m summer budget?
Manchester City will reportedly give manager Pep Guardiola a transfer budget of £200m for the summer window.
Apr 17, 09:34
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Manchester City 'line up £50m Wilfried Zaha bid'
Manchester City are linked with a £50m summer bid for Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha.
Apr 16, 15:13
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Three areas that Manchester City could strengthen in the summer
Manchester City were confirmed as this season's Premier League champions at the weekend, but which areas of his squad could Pep Guardiola strengthen during the summer.
Apr 16, 12:05
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on March 4, 2018
Manchester City 'add Chelsea's Eden Hazard to summer shopping list'
Manchester City allegedly make Chelsea's Eden Hazard their top summer transfer target.
Apr 13, 19:37
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Manchester United, Manchester City remain in hunt for Fred?
Manchester United and Manchester City reportedly remain in the hunt to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred at the end of the season.
Apr 9, 10:01
Fabinho in action for Monaco in 2015
Report: Fabinho keen on Manchester United switch
Monaco star Fabinho reportedly favours a move to Manchester United over Paris Saint-Germain.
Apr 4, 15:57
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Gilberto Silva: 'Fred wants Premier League move'
In-demand Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred wants to move to the Premier League, according to his agent Gilberto Silva.
Mar 30, 16:40
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Arsenal to miss out on Corinthians youngster Maycon?
Arsenal will reportedly miss out to Shakhtar Donetsk in the race to sign Corinthians youngster Maycon.
Mar 24, 09:48
Jose Mourinho covers his ears during the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion on March 17, 2018
Jose Mourinho 'lines up mass summer exodus'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly willing to offload as many as 10 players as part of a mass overhaul of his squad this summer.
Mar 19, 09:33
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Report: Manchester United ahead of Manchester City in race to sign Fred
Manchester United are believed to have edged ahead of Manchester City in the race to sign Shakhtar Donetsk and Brazil midfielder Fred this summer.
Mar 18, 09:45
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Manchester City 'cool interest' in Fred
Manchester City reportedly decide to drop their interest in Brazilian midfielder Fred, paving the way for Manchester United to sign him instead.
Mar 14, 09:58
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Sergei Palkin: 'Fred will join Manchester City or Manchester United'
Shakhtar Donetsk chief executive Sergei Palkin says that midfielder Fred will join either Manchester City or Manchester United during the summer transfer window.
Mar 13, 17:21
Thomas Lemar in action for France in August 2017
Manchester City 'readying bid for Monaco star Thomas Lemar'
Manchester City are allegedly plotting a big-money bid for Monaco forward Thomas Lemar.
Mar 9, 20:31
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Brazil boss Tite: 'Pep Guardiola has asked about Fred'
Brazil national team boss Tite reveals that Pep Guardiola has 'asked about' Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, who has been strongly linked with Manchester City.
Mar 9, 19:25
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred 'proud' to receive praise from Pep Guardiola
Brazilian midfielder Fred admits to being flattered by praise given to him by Pep Guardiola, while hinting that he would like to work under the Manchester City boss.
Feb 22, 10:48
Fred in action for Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2016
Result: Shakhtar Donetsk come from behind to defeat Roma
Shakhtar Donetsk come from behind to clinch a 2-1 win over Roma in Wednesday night's Champions League last-16 first leg at Kharkiv's Metalist Stadium.
Feb 21, 21:42
John Stones and Facundo Ferreyra in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Team News: Facundo Ferreyra leads Shakhtar line against Roma
Shakhtar Donetsk opt to lead with striker Facundo Ferreyra as they take on Serie A side Roma in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Feb 21, 18:53
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Manchester City 'agree £44.5m Fred deal'
Manchester City will sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred at the end of the season in a £44.5m deal, according to a report.
Feb 9, 19:25
A general shot of the corner flag at the Etihad Stadium prior to Manchester City's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Mircea Lucescu: 'Fred will join Manchester City'
Former Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu says that Brazilian midfielder Fred will join Manchester City and not Manchester United this summer.
Feb 8, 13:49
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Report: Manchester City in advanced talks to sign Fred
A report claims that Manchester City will attempt to add to the signing of Aymeric Laporte by bringing in Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk before Wednesday's transfer deadline.
Jan 30, 13:41
Toni Kroos in action for Real Madrid in May 2016
Report: Manchester City, Manchester United in battle for Toni Kroos
Manchester City and Manchester United will reportedly go head to head for the signing of experienced Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos at the end of the season.
Jan 26, 09:10
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City bring forward Fred transfer plans?
Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred is reportedly a January target for Manchester City, as manager Pep Guardiola has had to reconsider his transfer plans.
Jan 22, 15:58
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City to launch £45m bid for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred?
Manchester City reportedly decide to launch a £45m offer for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, who they want to provide competition in the middle of the pitch.
Jan 13, 10:25
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City considering £30m Fred offer?
Manchester City are believed to be considering a £30m offer for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, as manager Pep Guardiola looks to secure his services from next season.
Jan 9, 15:04
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Manchester City consider move for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred?
Manchester City are reportedly interested in adding Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred to their squad in the summer.
Dec 24, 09:27
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on April 23, 2017
Result: Shakhtar Donetsk halt Manchester City's unbeaten run
Shakhtar Donetsk beat Manchester City 2-1 at the Metalist Stadium to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League and end their opponents' unbeaten run.
Dec 6, 21:38
Phil Foden in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Feyenoord on November 21, 2017
Team News: Phil Foden, Bernardo Silva start for Manchester City
Pep Guardiola hands starts to Phil Foden and Bernardo Silva for Manchester City's trip to Shakhtar Donetsk.
Dec 6, 18:39
Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Marouane Fellaini set to join Besiktas for £8m?
Manchester United are believed to have reached a deal with Turkish side Besiktas for the transfer of United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
Nov 12, 10:33
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
This week's biggest games in football
Sports Mole rounds up the matches not to be missed during the international break, including high-profile friendlies and crucial World Cup qualifiers.
Nov 9, 07:00
City players line up for a team photo prior to the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Team News: Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero start for Manchester City
Gabriel Jesus starts alongside Sergio Aguero as Manchester City welcome Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
Sep 26, 18:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Sevilla vs. Shakhtar Donetsk
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg between Sevilla and Shakhtar Donetsk, with the tie locked at 2-2 at the halfway stage.
May 4, 15:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Sevilla
Sports Mole peers ahead to Thursday night's Europa League semi-final first leg between Shakhtar Donetsk and reigning champions Sevilla.
Apr 27, 13:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Braga
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Europa League quarter-final second leg between Shakhtar Donetsk and Braga, with the hosts leading 2-1 from last week.
Apr 12, 15:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Braga vs. Shakhtar Donetsk
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to Thursday night's Europa League quarter-final first leg between Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk.
Apr 6, 17:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fenerbahce want to keep Robin van Persie
Fenerbahce release a statement describing Robin van Persie as a "precious player", amid speculation that they are looking to sell the Dutchman.
Nov 17, 14:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Captain Markus Rosenberg's strike puts Malmo in front against Shakhtar Donetsk
Age Hareide's Malmo take a one-goal advantage into half time against Shakhtar Donetsk thanks to an 18th-minute strike from captain Markus Rosenberg.
Oct 21, 20:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Brazilian midfielder Bernard starts for Shakhtar Donetsk against Malmo
Bernard starts for Shakhtar Donetsk as manager Mircea Lucescu makes three changes from the side that lost 3-0 at home to PSG, while Malmo make one alteration.
Oct 21, 18:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain brush Shakhtar Donetsk aside
Goals from Serge Aurier and David Luiz, as well as a Dario Srna own goal, give Paris Saint-Germain a 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in Lviv.
Sep 30, 21:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Paris Saint-Germain punishing Shakhtar Donetsk
Shakhtar Donetsk trail Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 at half time in their Champions League Group A clash.
Sep 30, 20:32

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