Turkish side Fenerbahce have reportedly made an offer for Manchester United midfielder Fred, as United’s summer rebuild continues.

According to an exclusive from Fabrizio Romano, the Turkish side have made an offer for the Brazilian midfielder and a good one too, €15 million (£12 million) all in.

Prior to Fenerbahce’s offer, Galatasaray saw their proposal for the midfielder, believed to be in the region of £5-8 million, rejected according to the Daily Mail.

It now seems the Turkish side are looking to jump ahead of their rivals to land the 30-year-old,who cost £47 million in 2018/

The offer, which includes add-ons, has been submitted by the Turkish side and they hope that will be enough for Fred to make the move.

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Fred sale part of United plan

As well as this, according to Romano, selling Fred is part of United’s midfield plan. The Italian journalist goes on to say that Donny Van de Beek could be next out the door with negotiations ongoing for the Dutch midfielder to make the move to Real Sociedad.

After these two deals are done, United will turn their attention to incomings with three midfielders believed to be on the shortlist.

The main target for United, seemingly, is the Moroccan midfielder Sofyan Amrabat. The Fiorentina man is still waiting for United according to Romano and the sale of Fred and Van de Beek may well mean United can complete the deal for the 26-year-old.

£20m valuation

The Daily Mail claimed yesterday that United valued Fred at closer to £20 million with Fulham believed to be ready to revive their interest in the former Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder.

Fenerbahce’s offer may well be just £10m plus add-ons, so you do wonder if United would agree to this.

If Erik ten Hag’s side can squeeze £15-20 million out of the Turkish side for Fred, and Van de Beek departs permanently for £10-15 million, at that point, United should take the money and begin negotiations for Amrabat, if he is to be the preferred target.

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