Manchester United midfielder Fred has revealed he spoke to international teammate Casemiro about joining the club several months before the move actually happened.
The Casemiro deal, worth £70m in total including add-ons, came across rather opportunistic and seemed to appear out of nowhere in the second half of August. But Fred has suggested it was in the pipeline for some time before it actually happened.
“I found out long before both clubs announced it. A few months before, we had already spoken, he and I,” Fred has told TNT Sports Brasil.
“We had a nice conversation, Casemiro asked me…