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Andreas Pereira reveals how he knew he could score first Premier League goal

Andreas Pereira has explained how Manchester United’s training session on Friday gave him confidence to score his first Premier League goal against Southampton .

“It’s my best day,” Pereira said. “My first Premier League goal, and in a difficult game, so I’m very happy.

“There were a lot of beautiful goals, I think it was a difficult day for the goalkeepers. When I received the ball, I saw Luke (Shaw) coming on my left and I was going to give him the ball but it was so nicely on my right foot, I thought I would shoot.

“I’d been practising in training yesterday with Granty (Lee Grant) and it gave me a lot of confidence as I put four in the top corner from exactly the same range.

“So I had a good feeling and I went for it. It’s amazing. You feel a lot of emotions and I’m very happy and hopefully there will be many more to come.”

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