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Andreas Pereira: How Sir Alex convinced me about Man Utd

Andreas Pereira admits Sir Alex Ferguson quickly charmed him into signing for Manchester United as a 16 year-old.

There were a host of clubs following him but he says Sir Alex Ferguson's charm made it an easy decision.

He told the Daily Mail: "United invited me to visit the academy with my dad and we met Fergie and he greeted me in Portuguese and that was very special. I didn't expect a 'Bom dia' from the manager of Manchester United, it made me want to sign immediately.

"I never wanted to go anywhere else."

Pereira is this season on-loan with Valencia.

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