Andreas Pereira Quotes.
I think everybody wants to play for United.
If Manchester United needs me, I am always ready.
I’m always busy listening to music or playing PlayStation, I’m never really quiet – I have to be moving.
Brazil has so many good free-kick takers.
I don’t really like that guy, Milner. And to tell you the truth, I don’t like that guy, the defender, Van Dijk.
My father moved to Belgium to play in the first division. He was a very good player, someone I looked up to, but he was unlucky with knee injuries. He was a winger and I wanted to be the same as him.
The coaches Michael Carrick and Kieran McKenna are very detailed in the preparation. We study the weakness of the opponents.
It has been very good playing here at a high level in Spain, in La Liga, every week. I get to train and focus hard for the games and, for me, it has been very good.
I think it’s important for me to play in different position so if the boss wants me to play on the left or behind the striker I can play where the boss tells me to play.
I was born in Belgium but I never intended to play for Belgium. I never thought about that.
I will need to very well for Manchester United to keep coming back to the Selecao.
At Valencia I was playing a high level every week and I improved a lot. I was under pressure in a good way, I played in a team which played very good football with an explosive counter attack.
It was like a dream, I was 16 years old and to get the chance to be at a big club like United is a dream come true.
For some players it can be difficult at a smaller club and they suffer; they don’t want to be at a club that’s going to get relegated, so they think: ‘Why am I here? What am I doing?’ But it was good for me to go to Granada.
I used to play for PSV. I was like, ‘If I play for PSV, it’s good. My dream is to play here. I love PSV as the club too. And then play for Santos.’
At United, they teach me about things off the pitch as well, how to deal with stuff with your family and how to be a man. That part is very important, not just the football side but off the pitch as well.
I’m used to playing for a high level team that expects to win, to be competing at this level.
I always looked up to Paul Scholes, Giggsy, Wazza and Carras. When I got the chance to train with them you saw how professional they were every day and how hard they work.
David Luiz and Willian are the good guys.
I’ve played a lot of different positions, and when I’ve played in my favourite position as an attacking midfielder, I played well, I was important and created a lot of occasions.
I’ve been raised to win trophies.
Ferguson was an outstanding manager.
Mentally and physically, I feel stronger each year.
When I used to watch Ronaldinho his dribbling skills and the way he played I am really a fan of that. Kaka he was very fast, he scored goals and them both are the players I look up to.
United are a massive club and to be part of it is an honour.
I think I have a good future at United and the people at the club give me confidence that that is the case too.
It’s an honour to wear the Selecao shirt, and I want to help the team and the manager in any way I can.
Pogba is a friend of mine, he tells me that Juventus is perfect for me.
It will not be the same Manchester United without Wayne Rooney. He has to stay there until he dies.
For a midfielder now you have to be strong, fast and see the play very quickly. You have to be very versatile.
When I’m playing more freely, I can show my real quality.
I know what it is now to have difficult games in a relegation team.
Even when I came to United at such a young age, going to United it’s, of course, a massive club, but I know that they are willing to give youth a chance. That is what happened with me.
Playing the Olympics is a massive dream.
I’ve never sought to leave United.
With Manchester United I want to win. I therefore do not pay attention to what happens in other clubs, I’m totally focused on Manchester United.
Derbies are always special.
I want to make the crowd, my team mates and my manager happy.
I knew that PSV had given me my chance, but Manchester United is obviously a great club.
The Premier League is very competitive, the English are very passionate about football.
He tried to convince me. He spoke to me: ‘You have to play for Belgium.’ He came to talk to me, he’s always talking to me. I told him ‘it’s difficult, Lukaku, can’t do it, it’s not the same. Playing for Belgium is something else. Playing for Selecao… It’s Brazil, I feel at home.’
Ronaldinho and Juninho Pernambucano for Lyon were two players I watched taking free-kicks as I grew up.
I’m happy at Valencia.
I came to Spain to play and get more time on the pitch.
Valencia approached my agent and said they want to buy me which is flattering, but it wasn’t like it was reported in the media. People said I’d demanded talks with Jose Mourinho when I’ve demanded nothing.
With each game I feel that I’m getting better and better.
It’s difficult for your mindset when you don’t know what you’re training for.
I wanted to play more games under Van Gaal and thought I could have played more but it’s not the way it happened.
When I was young, living in Belgium, my parents spoke Portuguese, we have the Brazilian passion at home, I played with PSV in Holland, you experience all these different cultures and you get used to living with that. I think it has made me a better player and a better person to get out of my comfort zone.
My entire family is Santista.
At Valencia I have proven that I can participate at the highest level.
I think if you’re a footballer, you want to play in big stadiums like Old Trafford.
Brazil always had a lot of good players, but I always enjoyed watching Kaka and Ronaldinho. They played in more or less my position.
Other British clubs were interested. I thought about it, but Manchester United is a dream club for me.
I wanted to get experience of playing a season on loan at a club, to play week in, week out.
I love this city. Whenever I’m in Manchester, it feels like home.
At home, I am always watching football so I watch video clips, particularly of players who played in the number 10 role like Wazza.
My family is Brazilian and I feel Brazilian, even though I have never lived there. I was born and raised in Belgium so I also feel Belgian. I feel the blood of a Brazilian, but I understand both ways.
I don’t feel like you’re left alone when you go on loan, and it feels good.
I know what it is to have pressure for 80 minutes and then maybe in one counterattack need to score.
I try to study everyone.
On the bench, I’ve got no problem with Jurgen Klopp, he’s managed his team and it’s fantastic.
You can get glory days, bad days but the most important thing is to just keep your head down and keep working because at the end of it all if you work hard everything is going to be fine.
Play with joy, enjoy every moment make sure you enjoy every second you’re on the pitch.
Yeah I play a lot of ‘FIFA’ and ‘NHL’ – I don’t want to just play football, I like to mix it up.
I’m very scared of snakes, I really don’t like snakes, not even on my phone when I see it, I can’t touch it.
I started when I was eight years old, I was playing football at a club, before that it was a kick about with friends.
As a number eight or a number ten. I can play on the right wing like Becks used to play, cut inside and get the early cross in. I have a lot to show.
For me, Manchester United is the biggest club. I came here to play with the first team and win trophies.
When you’re young on the bench you can’t show yourself really.
I can play high-level football and have a good year, all year, and then I am ready to be a starter for United.