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Granada signing Andreas Pereira blasts ex-Man Utd boss LVG

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has blasted former manager Louis van Gaal.

The Brazilian joined Granada in August on a season-long loan, but it was well documented that he wanted to leave United in January in search of regular first-team football.

"Of course I was disappointed (last season). I wanted to play," Pereira told Beyond The Pitch. "Every player wants to play and I was disappointed I couldn't play more minutes.

"I trusted the manager and it didn't happen as I wanted it to but that's life and I'll learn from that as well.

"Now it's different. I spoke with Mourinho and he was honest with me and that's what I like."

The 20-year-old added: "Maybe he (Van Gaal) was honest with me, but during the season a lot of things happened.

"I couldn't say he's a bad coach. I think he's a very good coach, but unfortunately he couldn't keep his word to me about that.

"I didn't play but hopefully I can play now here (at Granada) and I can have a good season."

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