MANCHESTER UNITED have agreed a deal with Fenerbahce for the sale of Fred.
Manchester United have agreed a deal to sell Fred to FenerbahceRex
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In a statement, the club confirmed an agreement has been reached in principal for Fred to move to Fenerbahce.
However, the transfer remains subject to a medical and an agreement on personal terms.
Fred is set to fly to Istanbul on Saturday in order to start his medical, the statement adds.
The 30-year-old moved to Old Trafford from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer of 2018.
During his five years in Manchester he made 213 appearances and scored 14 goals from midfield.
He was also a part of the side which won the Carabao Cup last season.
Fred’s departure is set to make way for Erik ten Hag to sign Moroccan international Amrabat.
United have been in talks with Fiorentina over a potential deal throughout the window and are keen to finally seal the transfer.
It is understood that Fred’s exit was one of the factors holding up Amrabat’s arrival.
The Red Devils will have to move quickly, though, with Juventus the latest club to register an interest in him.
Amrabat’s stock has been on the rise since he shone in Morocco’s surprise run to the World Cup semi-finals last year.