Pep Guardiola enquired about Fred, says Tite


Brazil coach Tite confirmed Manchester City manager Gaurdiola enquired about the possibility of getting  Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred to England.

Earlier this January, Manchester City shown interest in swapping Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred but failed to close a deal.

Meanwhile Fred hinting he would love to link up with the Premier League leaders.

“A friend gave me the news saying that City and Guardiola were interested in me,” Fred said. “I’m happy to be so well known in Europe.”

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Tite revealed that Man City boss Pep has contacted him to talk about Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred.

“Fred? He’s played a lot [for Shakhtar],” Tite said to UOL.

“He is good. In an exchange of cards, Guardiola asked me about him.”

Fred was included in Brazil’s squad for November’s World Cup qualifiers, but failed to feature in games against Bolivia or Chile.

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