Andreas Pereira
Manchester United in danger of losing midfielder Andreas Pereira on a free transfer Getty

Manchester United starlet Andreas Pereira could be prepared to follow in the footsteps of Paul Pogba and leave the club for Juventus.

Belgian-born Brazilian Pereira, 19, is out of contract at the end of the season and the club are running out of time to tie him down to a new deal.

Interest from Paris Saint-Germain has already been welcomed by the midfielder's father, who also acts as his agent, while reports in the Dutch press have suggested PSV Eindhoven have offered him a contract with the promise of first-team football.

While the two were only at United together for a very short time, Pereira has since spoken to Pogba, who left United in similar circumstances in 2012, and has been encouraged to join the Frenchman in Turin.

"Pogba is a friend of mine, he tells me that Juventus is perfect for me," Pereira told Tuttosport.

Football Italia also quote Pereira as telling the newspaper: "My agent is evaluating the offers we have received, including the Bianconceri, it is not a secret."

Marcos Pereira, the United midfielder's father, has also been speaking to the press, telling Dutch daily De Telegraaf there have also been talks with PSV.

"It is true that we talked to PSV," he said. "The situation is such that the contract with Andreas and Manchester United ends this season. Our business representatives are in talks with the club over a new contract, but Andreas is ready to play and is looking for playing time. If that is not at Manchester United, it will be at another club. PSV is a serious option."

Pereira made his United debut this season in the club's 4-0 League Cup defeat to MK Dons. While he has featured on the bench for the club since, his game time has been limited to appearances for Warren Joyce's Under-21 side.