Brazil gave Fred permission to leave their training camp to tie up the move and he is due to return to rejoin the World Cup squad for a friendly against Austria on Sunday.
United have now announced that a big-money transfer is imminent, with the finishing touches being put to their first signing of the summer.
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We saw in this past Premier League season that keeping a Championship core can bring you a successful season. He added: "We believe we can play this way, but we must know what characters and what players we need".
Fred helped Shakhtar reach the Champions League knockout stages last season, and starred in vital wins over Man City and Napoli.
It appears those reports are accurate as United have now released a statement on ManUtd.com confirming an agreement has been reached with Shakhtar for the signature of Fred. I am happy for him. Fred did not return to the national team until a 3-0 friendly win over Russian Federation in March and Tite was keen for his transfer to be completed before the World Cup starts on June 14.
The paperwork for the deal is nearly complete and the deal will be announced very soon.
Fred has reportedly passed a medical and agreed terms on a move to Old Trafford on Monday.