Jose Mourinho sends message to Andreas Pereira after Manchester Uniteds win over Fulham

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Andreas Pereira will start against Valencia, reveals Jose Mourinho (Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho has praised Andreas Pereiras attitude after Manchester Uniteds win over Fulham and has revealed the midfielder will start against Valencia on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old has barely featured for United this season, making just five appearances in all competitions.

Pereira replaced Luke Shaw on the bench on Saturday after the left-back suffered an injury in the warm-up, but the Brazil international was not brought off the bench as United sealed a 4-1 victory at Old Trafford.

United now face Valencia in their final Champions League group game on Wednesday but have already qualified for the knockout phase.

And Mourinho has revealed Pereira will be in action against the Spanish side having impressed in training.

Mourinho has been impressed with Pereiras attitude (Getty Images)

We need these last two matches, Arsenal and today, today is really, really strong, Mourinho told MUTV.

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We go to Valencia, there are people who need to rest and there are people who need to play

Its a question of trust and a question of justice, too.

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If I say Romero plays, obviously he deserves to play.

If I say a kid who is working every day like a tiger and is not playing much like Andreas Pereira is going to have a start.

Im going to make changes in the team because we managed to qualify.

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