Andreas explains stunning volley against Brentford

Wednesday 28 July 2021 23:56

Andreas Pereira admits his stunning second-half volley against Brentford is the best goal he's scored in his career and says he's enjoying life back in Manchester after a season away on loan last year.

The 25-year-old struck the ball so sweetly, watching it fly towards the top-right corner, thwack off the inside of the woodwork and in, before running towards the Stretford End to celebrate.

“I think that's my best goal, yeah,” Pereira admitted to MUTV post-match.

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“As soon as Jesse hit it, it came off the goalkeeper and I thought 'I might have a chance here' and as soon as I hit it, it felt good straight away.

“It was a nice feeling, having the fans back in and scoring the goal.”

It was an exciting pre-season match-up between United and Brentford; both sides playing with good intensity and scoring two fantastic goals apiece. Andreas' was the pick of the bunch, but United had taken the lead early on through another wonderful volley from the young winger Anthony Elanga.

“He's playing well,” Andreas said of his younger team-mate.

“He's very driven. Today it was a great finish by him and he's doing great.

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“It was a good performance. I think we did better than in the last game against QPR. We are improving and that's what we do; we have to focus, keep our head down and play better each game before the start of the season.

“We're training very hard. Training has been very good. As you can see, we're improving, players are coming back in. We have a good mixture with the young guys as well.

“We just have to keep our heads down, train a lot, listen to the manager and everything will be fine. I enjoy it  training is good and it's fun to be back in Manchester, I'm enjoying every day.”