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Van Gaal will be hoping to convince Andreas Pereira to stay at Old TraffordReuters

Manchester United youngster Andreas Pereira is considering following the example of Paul Pogba by leaving Old Trafford and joining Juventus on a free transfer in the forthcoming summer transfer window.

Pogba, who was a product of the Red Devils' youth academy, completed a free transfer from United to Juventus in the summer of 2012 after getting limited first team opportunities at Old Trafford.

Securing the Frenchman's signature on a free transfer proved to be very beneficial for the Old Lady as the 21-year-old is currently considered one of the best young midfielders in the world, having a reported value of almost £70 million.

And now, according to Italy's Tuttosport, Juventus bosses are hoping to lure yet another youngster away from Old Trafford next summer.

Pereira, who is a good friend of Pogba, also appears to be tempted to join the Turin based club, having failed to break into the first team at United.

"Paul [Pogba] tells me Turin is perfect for me," said Pereira, according to ESPN. "Everybody knows that Juve are a great club. I've spoken with Pogba plenty of times because we're friends. But right now, I'm contracted to Manchester United."

However, the 19-year-old says that he has still not made up his mind and he is still assessing all his offers.

"My agent is assessing the offers which have arrived, including from Juventus, but this is no secret. I've not made up my mind yet, I'm just considering my offers."

Meanwhile, Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera wants to continue recording his name on the scoresheets after finding the nets against Swansea City last weekend.

"I haven't really got a target for goals, I think we're a very attacking side and I just want to help," he told United's official website. "I knew that scoring goals was one of the things I could improve on, but I don't want to stop now, I want to keep working and helping the team. The most important thing is that we win, but of course, when I score I'm happy."

The 25-year-old Spaniard, who scored his fifth goal of the season (in all competitions) against the Swans, now says that he is focusing on United's next Premier League fixture against Sunderland on Saturday.

"We didn't beat Sunderland at the start of the season, and now we have a good chance to beat them at home. We respect all of our rivals, but we must start the game on top," added the former Athletic Bilbao midfielder.