Fred ‘Very Happy’ With Manchester City Interest
Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred says he is ‘very happy’ to be linked with Manchester City.The Brazilian is reportedly seen as a long term replacement for compatriot and fellow ex-Shakhtar midfielder Fernandinho by Pep Guardiola.
The 25-year old is more than happy to be linked with a transfer to the Premier Leaguechampions elect, telling Globoesporte, “A friend of mine told me the news that City wasinterested, Guardiola.
“I am very happy, I see that my football is being well seen in Europe. I am very happy withthis.” The player did stress that he has had no contact from City as yet and is happy playingfor the Ukrainian champions.
“My agent did not give me anything, but I’m calm. I renewed my contract at Shakhtar too, it’sanother five years of contract. I’m happy, I want to continue showing my football in the Champions League.
“If there’s any interest, I’ll talk to my agent, my family, but I’m pretty calm about it.” It’s thesecond time since the January transfer window opened that the player has talked upManchester City’s reported interest.