- Andreas Pereira is set to join Lazio on a season long deal for the 2020/21 campaign
- The Serie A side have an option of signing the Brazilian star on a permanent transfer at the end of the season
- Pereira is among several United players currently deemed surplus to requirements
PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed!
Serie A giants Lazio have all but confirmed the signing of Man United outcast Andreas Pereira.
The Brazilian midfielder has found game time hard to come by after significantly fallen down the pecking order.
Pereira is yet to play a single match for United this season and he is understood to be among a number of players currently deemed surplus to requirements.
But Lazio now appear to have handed him a lifeline, with Metro UK citing Italian outlet TMW confirming Pereira's move could be announced soon.
"Pereira will arrive over the next two to three days," Lazio director of sport Igli Tare told TMW.
On his part, Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi has not hid his admiration for the 24-year-old.
It is believed the Italian will sign Pereira on an initial season long deal with an option of making the transfer permanent after the the 2020/21 campaign.
During his stay at Stadio Olimpico, Lazio will foot not than half of the player's wages.
He now joins the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Ashley Young and Romelu Lukaku among United players who have moved to the Serie A in recent months.
Chris Smalling is the other Red Devils' star who is thought to be on the verge of leaving Old Trafford this summer.
AS Roma are the leading contenders to sign the Englishman who spent the better part of last season with the club on loan.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Marcus Rashford has received massive support from Man United fans after a troll told him to focus on his football rather than his feeding campaign for school children.
The Red Devils' striker has fed millions of children who can not afford food all through the year and his latest efforts are directed at providing vulnerable kids free school meals during half-term.
England international scored a sensational goal for United during their controversial 3-2 win over Brighton and the club's faithful have responded to the troll on social media.
We haven't gotten the houses FG promised us in 1994 - Siasia raises alarm | Legit TV