'Class': Some Manchester United fans react to Andreas Pereira pre-season performance

Andreas Pereira (15) of Manchester United passes the ball during an International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA,...

The Brazilian has scored 3 goals for Manchester United during pre-season.

Andreas Pereira #15 of Manchester United fights James Milner #7 of Liverpool for the ball during first half of the International Champions Cup 2018 at Michigan Stadium on July 28, 2018 in...

Manchester United's US pre-season tour has been disappointing for fans in a number of ways, but the performance of midfielder Andreas Pereira has been one of few positives.

Jose Mourinho's side have won just once - a 9-8 penalty shootout victory over AC Milan - in four games this summer. They drew with Real Salt Lake and San Jose Earthquakes early in the tour, and lost 4-1 to Liverpool on Saturday night.

Having gone in level at half-time on Saturday, after Pereira's excellent free-kick cancelled out Sadio Mane's penalty, Liverpool were much the better team after the break, with Xherdan Shaqiri's bicycle kick capping off a deserved win for Liverpool.

Other than Alexis Sanchez, who has seemed as though he has a point to prove in pre-season, Pereira was the best player on the pitch for Manchester United, once again impressing with and without the ball. 

In possession the young Brazilian looks stylish and comfortable, moving the ball quickly and helping Manchester United to build attacking momentum, while defensively he carries a tenacity that should endear him to his manager.

Andreas Pereira #15 of Manchester United celebrates after scoring against the Liverpool during first half of the International Champions Cup 2018 at Michigan Stadium on July 28, 2018 in...

The 22-year-old is a graduate of the Manchester United academy, having arrived at Old Trafford from PSV Eindhoven in 2012, but has made just 13 first-team appearances for the club. 

Pereira has consistently looked Manchester United's best midfielder during the US tour, in addition to grabbing 3 goals, and following the Liverpool match, some fans are calling for the midfielder to get his chance under Mourinho this year.

 

Andreas Pereira of Manchester United in action with Dominic Solanke of Liverpol during the pre-season friendly match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Michigan Stadium on July 28,...

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