How are Manchester United-bound Fred's World Cup chances looking?

How are Manchester United-bound Fred's World Cup chances looking?

His start to life as a United player didn't get off to the best of starts though, after a nasty challenge from Real Madrid's Casemiro saw Fred miss days of Brazil training in the build up to the tournament in Russian Federation kicking off on Thursday. Castro's previous tweet described how the 25-year-old had appeared to be in "a lot of pain" following the incident.

New Manchester United midfielder Fred suffers an ankle injury during training with the Brazil squad ahead of the World Cup. He also added that it was still too early to determine the extent of the injury. "Tomorrow we will know whether he will have to be further examined or not".

"The negotiations were interesting, and, as I said earlier, we are fully satisfied with the agreement terms".

This would have been Fred's first World Cup tournament, having received seven caps for the national team since 2014.

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Despite the lack of announcement and the usual quotes and pictures that go with it, it is believed that the deal is already completed.

After their group opener against the Swiss, Brazil take on Costa Rica in St Petersburg before travelling to Russian capital Moscow to face Serbia.

Brazil talisman Neymar is the most probable replacement for Fred in midfield against Austria in Vienna but the South American's will be sweating on Fred's fitness as he has improved tremendously over the past few seasons.

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