Manchester United have received a worrying update on on-loan injured star Andreas Pereira, after the youngster was sent to see a specialist, according to report.
Pereira, 22, joined La Liga side Valencia last summer in a season long loan move and until his injury, the Brazilian has been a regular figure for Los Che, where he’s started in 10 La Liga games and has featured from the bench seven times in the same competition.
While featuring in a Copa del Rey game against Barcelona, Sergi Roberto tackled Pereira and left the midfielder injured. According to an extensive medical report, the player had ruptured of fibres of the vast intermediate’
But while the report makes it looked too serious, it has been put mildly that the player had torn his muscle and was heavily bruised.
Immediately after the injury, Pereira was ruled out for four weeks, and it was said to be a massive blow for the star who is bent of making Mourinho rue his departure.
The star player sustained the injury at the start of the month but according to Mundo Deportivo, Pereira will not be back yet as he has done to seek the help of a specialist trusted specialist in his case.
We got excerpt from the report, which stated that: ‘Andreas Pereira traveled to Asturias yesterday to visit the doctor Antonio Maestro, a trusted physician of technician Marcelino García Toral.
‘The Brazilian is recovering from the injury that Barça player Sergi Roberto inflicted in the first leg of the Copa del Rey ‘semis’ (tear of post-traumatic fibers of the vast intermediate, with intramuscular hematoma and a concussion in the anterior rectus of the left thigh). It has been 20 days off when it was forecast a minimum of three weeks, but it could be five or six.”
Pereira is now expected to spend double of the time initially stipulated but despite being away from Old Trafford, United will fancy to have the player on his feet as he continues to develop impressively.
Meanwhile, Manchester United play Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday and Mourinho will be hoping to proof his critiques wrong.