Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has joined Premier League newcomers Fulham on a permanent deal.

The one-time Brazil international has signed a four-year deal at Craven Cottage with the Londoners having the option of extending his deal by a further 12 months.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United will receive £10million guaranteed plus £3million in add-ons which represents good value for money for a player that seemingly didn’t form part of Erik ten Hag’s plans.

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Speaking to Fulham’s website upon sealing his move, the 26-year-old said: “I’m very happy to be here and I can’t wait to start the season with Fulham.

“I want to help Fulham as much as I can to be where they belong. Marco Silva was very important for this.

“I spoke a lot with him, and he was a key factor for me.”

Andreas Pereira joins Fulham

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Pereira had spent the last 10 months back in his homeland on loan at Flamengo, but after the Brazilian side opted against signing the versatile midfielder on a permanent deal, the Cottagers acted swiftly to bring him to Craven Cottage.

Having joined Manchester United from Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven in 2012, Pereira made 75 first team appearances for the Red Devils from which he scored four goals and provided five assists.

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The Brazilian made his debut for the Reds in the harrowing 4-0 League Cup defeat to MK Dons under Louis van Gaal.

Pereira struggled to nail down a regular spot in the Manchester United starting XI and 56 of his 75 appearances came under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

His last competitive appearance for the Reds came in August 2020 and as well as Flamengo, Pereira had loan spells with Lazio, Granada and Valencia during his time at the Theatre of Dreams.

Manchester United are scheduled to face Pereira’s new club at Craven Cottage on November 12, but the date could change subject to kick off time and broadcasting schedule.

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