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Manchester United: Fred must waited until team ‘better balanced’ – Mourinho

Fred (left) was given his last Premiership start against Bournemouth on 3 November by Mourinho Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he will not pick summer signing Fred until his side are “defensively stronger”. The Brazil midfielder became the club’s fourth most expensive signing of all time when he completed a £47m move to Old Trafford this summer. The 25-year-old was not included in Mourinho’s injury-hit squad for United’s midweek draw with Arsenal. “Step by step,” Mourinho said about Fred’s progress on Friday. “You also have other players in other…

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‘Fred and Rose West’ couple jailed for rapes

Image caption Avril (left) and Peter Griffiths denied a string of charges from the 1980s and 90s A husband and wife who raped and indecently assaulted young girls have been given lengthy jail terms. Peter Griffiths, 65, was sentenced to 21 years and Avril Griffiths, 61, was sentenced to 15 years. Cardiff Crown Court heard the couple – dubbed “the Fred and Rose West” of their Barry estate in the Vale of Glamorgan – abused girls on a boat and at home in the 1980s and 1990s. Judge Jeremy Jenkins…

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Manchester United: Brazilian Fred joins from Shakhtar Donetsk for £47m

Fred played for Shakhtar Donetsk against Manchester City in the Champions League last season Brazil midfielder Fred has completed his £47m move to Manchester United from Shakhtar Donetsk. The 25-year-old, who is currently at the World Cup in Russia, joins on a five-year-deal. He becomes manager Jose Mourinho’s second signing this summer following Portuguese full-back Diogo Dalot’s arrival at Old Trafford. “This is the biggest club in the world and I am delighted to be a part of this amazing team,” said Fred. “To work with Jose Mourinho, who has…

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Fred: Manchester United agree deal for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder

Fred is in Brazil’s final 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign Brazil midfielder Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported £52m. The 25-year-old, who has been selected for this summer’s World Cup, is set to become Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho’s first signing of the summer. United are also closing in on Porto’s 19-year-old defender Diogo Dalot. Dalot has a release clause of £17.4m and is reported to be set for a United medical this week. Who is Fred? Fred…

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Manchester United: Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred set for Old Trafford medical

Fred scored 10 goals in 53 appearance for Shakhtar after signing for the Ukrainian side in 2013 Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred is expected to finalise his move to Manchester United early this week. The Brazilian came on as a second-half substitute in his side’s 2-0 win against Croatia at Anfield on Sunday. It is now anticipated 25-year-old Fred will have a medical at United before completing his switch to Old Trafford for a reported £52m. Brazil coach Tite says he wants his players’ domestic futures sorted ahead of this month’s…

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Fred the labrador takes nine ducklings ‘under his paw’

A labrador has become an unlikely foster parent to nine ducklings. They were found waddling around the grounds of Mountfitchet Castle in Stansted, Essex, with their mother nowhere to be seen. Staff took them inside as they were too young to fend for themselves. Since then, Fred, the 10-year-old labrador, has been keeping a close eye on them. Source link

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