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Man Utd young gun Pereira eyes loan move as he dreams of Rio Olympics

Manchester United midfield Andrea Pereira admits he is considering a loan move away from Old Trafford in order to improve his chances of playing for Brazil at the Rio Olympics.

The 20-year-old has made just seven appearances for the Red Devils this season and believes he must be playing regular first team football to push his case for international selection.

"I'm a United player, [but] I've seen in the press that there are various other clubs interested," Pereira told Globo Esporte.

"I don't know if United want to loan me out but I'm working hard to get more opportunities. It's their decision."

"I'm focused on doing my job at United, [but] of course I want to be more visible to those in Brazil.

"So I need to play more and get more chances. Playing in the Olympics is a big dream of mine.

"[Louis van Gaal] has asked me to keep working hard and that my chance will come. I'm doing my best.

"Of course I get frustrated at times that I'm not playing, but the coach is always speaking to me.

"I need more game-time and the club will decide with my agent."

Gerard Laws
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