Andreas Pereira (born 1 January 1996) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Manchester United.
Began his career with Lommel United mefore moving to Dutch club PSV Eindhoven at 9 years old.
Joined Manchester United from PSV Eindhoven in the 2011-12 season.
Signed as an academy scholar in July 2012 and became a regular with the under-18s.
In January 2013, shortly after his 17th birthday, Pereira received his first professional contract.
Andreas was given the captaincy for the 2013 Milk Cup and guided Manchester United to victory in the tournament whilst also being crowned as its best player.
Made his first team debut, coming on as a substitute for Saidy Janko away to MK Dons in the 2014/15 League Cup.
Pereira made his Premier League debut against Tottenham, coming on as a substitute for Juan Mata.
Signed a new contract with Manchester United until at least June 2018 in 2015.
Voted Manchester United’s under-21 player of the year for 2014–15.
Made his first competitive start for the senior team in September 2015 in the third round of the Capital One Cup. He scored a free kick in a 3–0 win over Ipswich Town.
Joined Spanish club Granada on a season-long loan deal in August 2016.
Scored his first Granada goal against Sevilla in December 2016.
Joined Valencia in September 2017 on a season-long loan deal.
Made his full debut the following week in a draw against Atlético Madrid.
Andreas has represented Belgium at Under-15, Under-16 and Under-17 level.
Despite being Belgian born, his father is from Brazil and he’s made no secret of his desire to represent the South American country.
In May 2014, he was called up to the Brazilian Under-20 team for the first time.
At the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, Pereira equalised in the final against Serbia, but Brazil lost 2–1 after extra time.
Son of forward Marcos Pereira.
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