The 21-year-old has been highly-rated at Old Trafford for several years now and has already been capped at Under-23 level by the Brazilian national side, and his recent performances in La Liga explain why.
Valencia have been through a pretty tumultuous time over the last few seasons, but last night’s 6-3 win away at Real Betis was a recent high point, and Pereira was at the centre of everything.
With Betis frantically pushing to get back into the game, Valencia broke away and Pereira quickly cut inside before unleashing an unstoppable 20-yard screamer into the top right corner, putting the gloss on a quite remarkable victory:
Jose Mourinho wasn’t too happy when Pereira decided to go on-loan to Spain, and you can probably see why now, eh?
What do you think of the goal, and Pereira’s future in the game?