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PSG offer Andreas Pereira chance to double his salary

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French champions Paris Saint-Germain have offered Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira the chance to double his salary at the Parc des Princes.

The Brazil Under-20 international, whose contract expires this summer, has been offered a £6,000-a-week deal from United, according to the Manchester Evening News.

However, it’s understood PSG have told Pereira’s representatives that he could earn as much as €30,000-a-week (£22,000-a-week) by agreeing to join Laurent Blanc’s side.

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Pereira advised to leave Manchester United

The MEN also claim Pereira has been advised to leave the Red Devils at the end of the season in order to enhance his chances of securing both a more lucrative contract and regular first-team football.

Pereira and his representatives may feel that Manchester United’s latest £6,000-a-week offer indicates Louis van Gaal has little intention of using the Belgium-born teenager in his first-team squad next season.

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Paul Pogba

The 19-year-old has only made two appearances for the Red Devils this term - against MK Dons and Tottenham - and will naturally have looked at the spectacular career progression of his former teammate Paul Pogba and wondered if leaving Old Trafford could have the same impact on his career.

Pereira has been in contact with Pogba over recent months - he admitted so himself in an interview with Tuttosport - and been told by the France international that Juventus would be the perfect club for him to develop.

Competition at both Juventus and PSG

While competition for places is fierce at Old Trafford, it’s arguably just as strong at both Juventus and PSG - which could mean that Pereira’s final decision, should he choose to join one of the aforementioned clubs, might be predominantly motivated by the opportunity to make more money.

He must, however, decide his next step carefully. It’s imperative for a player of his age to be playing regular first-team football; many talented youngsters who have chased the money have seen their careers stagnate as a result.

United have failed to learn from past mistakes

Pogba left United due to a lack of first-team opportunities and the fact he was offered a £4,000-a-week deal - a fee many United fans, not to mention Sir Alex Ferguson, felt was reasonable at the time.

In hindsight, United made a monumental error not agreeing to pay Pogba that little bit extra to keep him at Old Trafford.

And it seems as if the Red Devils have failed to learn from their past mistakes.

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