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Man Utd kid Brandao: Fans know I'm not Anderson

Manchester United's young Portuguese Evandro Brandao has revealed how fans used to get him mixed up with senior teammate Anderson.

Brandao joined United in the summer from Walsall and is currently playing for United's U18 team. He said: "People used to call out to me, 'Anderson, Anderson', and I had to explain to them that I wasn't him.

"But this doesn't happen anymore. Many already know who Anderson is and also who Brandao is.

"The United fans are usually well informed and know all the players from the senior and junior teams. When I go to the games at Old Trafford, the fans come up to me asking if I am Brandao and how I am playing."

Brandao admits he is close to all three of United's senior Portuguese speakers - Anderson, Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo.

"My relationship with Anderson is best. He is the most relaxed of the three, and perhaps also because of his age, we are closer.

"Cristiano Ronaldo is like an older brother. He's always asking me how I am, giving me words of support and asking if he can help.

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