The Red Devils midfielder has praised the Norwegian for placing trust in the young players as he vowed to continue to “fight” for his manager.
Andreas Pereira has vowed to give his all for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United and is determined to continue to be at the club to help them win trophies.
The 24-year-old has grow to be an important member of the Red Devils’ first-team squad over the past year, making 37 appearances in all competitions in 2019-20, prior to the season being halted amid the coronavirus outbreak.
And Pereira, who has fallen down the pecking order since the arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Sporting CP however scored in the 5-0 win over LASK on March 12, is desperate to repay the belief that Solskjaer has shown in him.
“Even when I came to United at such a younger age, going to United it’s, of course, a massive club, however I understand that they are willing to give youth a chance,” he told the club’s official website.
“That is what happened with me. Ole knows we will always be there for him. The younger players give our faith and do the whole lot to protect him, as he offers all his trust to us.
“I’m very honoured and that is why, as well, I want to continue to be at United. I want to fight for him, win games and win trophies.”
Pereira has risen through the ranks at the club’s famed academy and acknowledges that he wants to continue working hard if he is to remain at the club in the long-term.
He added: “Getting there, it’s challenging however staying at the top is the most difficult. You can get some stick sometimes. You can get glory days, terrible days however the most necessary thing is to just keep your head down and keep working because at the cease of it all if you work hard the whole thing is going to be fine.”
The Premier League confirmed on Friday that England’s top flight would no longer be returning at the start of May, as had at first been hoped, and Pereira was eager to repeat the message of staying at home to help stop the unfold of the Covid-19 virus.
“Just remain at home and enjoy your family’s home,” he said. “Just be a little bit more patient. We are a bit pissed off as well but, as soon as we are going to play the first game subsequent season, or end this season – as we don’t know – we will give everything and you’ll see us play well at Old Trafford and win games.”