08 Nov '11, 4am

Man Utd have won the race for a 15-year-old Belgian star, thanks to Alex Ferguson's intervention #MUFC

Andreas Hoelgebaum Pereira, a coveted Belgian teenager, has claimed Manchester United have won the race to sign him, after the personal intervention of Sir Alex Ferguson. Pereira has told Dutch media he will sign a three-and-a-half-year deal at Old Trafford on Jan 1, his 16th birthday. The midfielder, who has at the PSV Eindhoven academy since he was nine, was also reportedly a target for several of United's Premier League rivals, including Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea. "I had some doubts but at the end Manchester United is my dream team to play for. Manchester United is obviously a great club," said Pereira, who is of Brazilian descent. "I have been a few times to Manchester United to have a look. I got a tour and spoke to Sir Alex Ferguson. Being a 15-year-old, to talk with such a man was great." So what kind of talent will United be getting? In his words: "I am an off...

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