Revealed: 89% of Man United fans want their club to sign Fred

Michael Carrick’s retirement has left at least one spot in Manchester United’s midfield ranks free and there for the taking this summer and for as long as Marouane Fellaini’s contract situation remains unresolved, the likelihood is ever-increasing that there will be another.

The man who is reportedly in the box seat to be filling the Geordie-shaped void in the engine room at Old Trafford is Fred, the box to box midfield dynamo from Shakhtar as Jose Mourinho looks to add more energy in the centre ahead of an assault on catching bitter rivals Manchester City next season.

There is a debate to be had over whether Mourinho needs less perspiration and more inspiration to catch a City side who set a new standard in the Premier League this year so we asked you whether Fred is the right man for the job.

The answer was resounding, with 89 per cent of the voters stating that the Brazilian powerhouse is a good fit for what Mourinho is trying to achieve at Old Trafford and you can check out the full results below…

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