Early this week, Manchester United announced that they had agreed on a deal with Shakhtar to get Brazilian midfielder Fred.

United is yet to formally completed the transfer or officially unveiled the player, reports suggest Fred will cost in the region of £52m.

Meanwhile, the Brazilian has suffered an injury setback ahead of the World Cup in Russia.

The 25-year-old was forced to withdraw from a training session with the Brazilian national team on Thursday after suffering a knock at Tottenham's training ground.

He went down holding his ankle following a challenge from Real Madrid midfielder, Casemiro.

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Fred watched the remainder of the training session from the touchline with an ice pack wrapped around his right ankle.

His fitness will be a concern for Brazil boss Tite, with his team set to fly to Russia for next week's World Cup.

It this enough reason for United to pull the plug on the deal or they should follow through; knowing the talent Fred possesses?

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