Official: Fenerbahce sign Fred


Fenerbahce has introduced the Brazilian midfielder Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos, known as Fred, with whom he has signed a four-year contract with the option to continue for another year.

The Brazilian moves to Istanbul after five years at Manchester United.

The 30-year-old in Europe first played for Shakhtar Donetsk, where he stayed there for five years before making the big step in his career.

“I am very happy to come to the biggest club in Turkey, a club with such a great history. I also want to be a part of this story.”


“My first impressions are very good and positive. Everyone at the club made me feel very welcome. I was very happy for that too. There are very important players in the history of Fenerbah├že. As Brazilians, Alex de Souza and Roberto Carlos are some of these players.”

“I also want to play a lot doing my best, win all the trophies and contribute to all the successes. Of course, I want to make the fans happy”, said Fred in the presentation.