Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has defined that the arrival of Bruno Fernandes has led to Andreas Pereira’s departure to Lazio.
The Serie A facet have confirmed the signing of Pereira as he joins on an preliminary season-long mortgage, with an choice to make the transfer a everlasting one subsequent summer season.
The Brazilian arrived in Rome on Thursday and posed with a membership scarf within the airport, forward of his medical and finishing his departure from Outdated Trafford on Friday.
Pereira signed a brand new four-year contract with United simply final 12 months, which has confirmed to be prohibitive to a everlasting switch, however has discovered himself pushed additional down the midfield pecking order on the membership.
His enjoying time turned restricted from January onwards following the arrival of Fernandes and the return to health of Paul Pogba, and has been additional exasperated as a result of signing of Donny van de Beek from Ajax this summer season.
The 24-year-old was not concerned in any of United’s 4 matches within the Premier League and Carabao Cup this season previous to his departure, along with his final begin for the membership coming within the 1-1 draw with Membership Brugge within the Europa League on February 20. His want for extra minutes on the pitch has fuelled the transfer.
Supervisor Solskjaer has confirmed that the arrival of Fernandes pushed Pereira out of the door.
“Sure, positively. They’re an enormous membership, Lazio. Andreas must play commonly,” the Norwegian informed United’s official web site when requested if it was transfer for Pereira.
“He began final season rather well and performed a great deal of video games. You can see the arrogance rising and see him creating however, after we signed Bruno, that place that Andy performed in was taken as a result of Bruno got here in and had such an influence. We determined that is what was finest for Andreas.”
Lazio supervisor Simone Inzaghi mentioned earlier within the week how he’s trying ahead to working along with his new signing.
“I do know him,” Inzaghi confirmed. “He’s a top quality participant who may give us an enormous serving to hand. I do not wish to to speak an excessive amount of about gamers who have not signed but.
“We’ll see if he arrives or not.”
Pereira joined United from PSV Eindhoven in 2011 has made 75 appearances for the membership, scoring 4 targets and laying on 5 assists.