Fred has been congratulated on his £52million move to Manchester United by his former Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu.
The Brazil international who was part of the team that beat Croatia 2-0 on Sunday was given time off from his country’s World Cup preparations to have his medical at Carrington on Monday.
Fred’s camp are completing the paperwork for the deal and the transfer should be announced imminently.
Lucescu said: “I’m really pleased Fred has completed his transfer to Manchester United. I am proud of him.
“When I signed him at Shakhtar, Taison and Bernard were playing in his position.
“I transformed his position, giving him a more defensive role.”
The Red devils are yet to confirm the deal, but an imminent announcement is expected soon.