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Manchester United's Fred Voted The Worst Signing Of The Season

Manchester United's Fred Voted The Worst Signing Of The Season

Manchester United player Fred has been voted the worst signing of the season.

SPORTbible ran a readers' poll asking football fans to vote from one of four choices: Fred, West Ham United's Jack Wilshere, Fulham's André-Frank Zambo Anguissa and Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez.

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With more than 25,000 votes cast in the poll, Fred won by a landslide after taking home over 45 per cent of the votes.

Wilshere took second place with over 25 per cent of the vote, while Anguissa finished third and Mahrez came fourth.

The Red Devils signed Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported fee of £52m and could increase with various add-ons, but he has failed to make an impact at Old Trafford this season.

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The 26-year-old Brazilian midfielder has made 17 appearances for the club and scored once, but he has failed to become a regular under former United boss José Mourinho.

However, Red Devils head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær might not be ready to ship off the former Donetsk star after one season at the club.

Earlier this month, the 46-year-old Norwegian manager said that he was impressed with the United player following his side's 2-1 victory against West Ham.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

"I have to say, he's growing into his place and his position," he said at the time.

"It's difficult to come to a new country. He's had loads of difficulties with injuries, like niggles. Then when I came in, he didn't come to Dubai with us because [his wife was having] a baby.

"So, now he's growing into his position and I've been very pleased with his last few games. I think you can all see why we believe in him. He's got such a great confidence and attitude. He loves to have the ball, he loves to smile."

Agree or disagree with Fred being voted the worst signing of the season?

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Topics: Manchester City, Football News, Riyad Mahrez, Football, Manchester United, Jack Wilshere, West Ham United, Sportbible, Fred, Fulham

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

 

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