Bayern Munich’s Dante has congratulated Andreas Pereira on his call-up to the Brazilian Under-20 side which will be the first time has represented Brazil.
Pereira earned the call-up after another season with United’s Under-21s where he progressed and he’ll now join the Brazil Under-20 side for a cup tournament in China this June.
Obviously Dante keeps on top of the latest Brazilian news and for Pereira, it must be a confidence boost to get a message like this.
Manchester United were heavily linked with a move for Dante, thanks in no small part to the defender fuelling speculation himself, before he signed a new and improved deal with Bayern Munich.
Congrats @andrinhopereira for being called up for the Brazilian National Team for the first time. You are on the right way!
— Dante Bonfim Costa (@dante_bonfim) May 10, 2014
There are high hopes for Pereira at United. He’s not consistent enough yet but his talent is clear and if he can boost his confidence further with strong performances for Brazil’s Under-20s, it will do him the world of god.