Manchester City make incredible £45million move for midfielder

Jurgen Klopp Manager of Liverpool celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor

Jurgen Klopp Manager of Liverpool celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor

With that being the case, Fred is one of their best players, if not the best and is now a target for Manchester City who have made their move.

"Be free like Messi, have fun, do things like he wants from a striker like the end of the space [near goal] - take the option to shoot or give an assist".

Carrick has been on the fringes this season due to him undergoing a procedure to treat an irregular heartbeat, but has a coaching job waiting for him should he decide to retire.

For us it's a real test, going to Anfield, one of the most prestigious stadiums and teams in the world so we'll try to put on a good performance, it's a big game for us.

Meanwhile, Mourinho is currently preparing his team for their Premier League clash against Stoke City at Old Trafford on Monday night.

While City's interest in Alexis Sanchez is well known, they are still in the market for a new central midfielder.

Three points separates Manchester United in second place and Liverpool, with Chelsea between them in third.

Manchester City have told Shakhtar Donetsk that they are willing to pay around £45m to sign Brazilian midfielder Fred (24).

The visitors, though, were not in the least intimidated and went close themselves immediately afterwards, Claudio Bravo saving Joe Bryan's long-range shot.

Suso of Milan gestures during the Serie A match between FC Crotone and AC Milan

Manchester City tops the Premier League table after 22 games, with 62 points after 20 victories and two games ending with a draw.

Their 5-0 thrashing at City earlier in the season was Klopp's heaviest defeat in all competitions as Reds boss, and his joint-heaviest ever managerial loss.

Shakhtar insist it is below their valuation - but the move is a signal of City's determination to land their man.

Manchester City went close to breaking the deadlock on the quarter-hour mark when a flowing move concluded with Bernardo Silva's goal-bound shot taking a deflection off a Bristol City defender.

Guardiola, however, refused to discuss speculation surrounding the 29-year-old Chile international and said his focus remains on City's trip to fourth-placed Liverpool.

"It's interesting to play against City".

"Bristol City €" appearing in their first major semi-final in 29 years €" were more than holding their own but a poor clearance saw De Bruyne force a good one-handed save from Frank Fielding as the hosts pressed for the opener.

His current contract with Shakthar runs to 2021.

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