Manchester United star Anderson has vowed to be ready to impose himself on David Moyes’ team after working hard during pre-season.
The Brazilian was a regular fixture in United’s pre-season Aon Tour 2013, and made a substitute appearance against Swansea in United’s opening league fixture.
However, the 25-year-old hasn’t featured for the club since but is striving to be a part of the starting line-up when the Red Devils face Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Anderson told the official club magazine: “I just want to play as many games as I can. I just hope I can stay clear of injuries.”
"I’ve been training hard on the training pitch and in the gym, and working on my conditioning. I am pleased with how things are going and, whenever the manager needs me, I will be ready.
"I have been doing more running, which has helped my fitness. The physios in Portugal have helped me a lot, as have all the coaches at United. I have also been working hard myself. I have built up the strength in my knee, worked hard in training.
"I have been eating well and sleeping well, while I have also been coming into training on my days off to do more work. It has really helped me and I feel great."
Anderson joined Manchester United from FC Porto in 2007 for around £15million, and has always seemed to start the season strongly in the past few years before injuries have stumped his development.
Now, at the age of 25, he must start making a bigger impact at Old Trafford if he is to class his United career as a successful one.
The Brazilian international will be out to impress new manager David Moyes on the training field, and become a regular part of the first team for the remainder of the season.
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