Thursday April 29 2021
Pereira unites Lazio and United fans

Lazio midfielder Andreas Pereira is on loan from Manchester United, so impressed Aquile fans by urging them to cheer on a Roma defeat tonight.

The Giallorossi are in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final at Old Trafford this evening, kicking off at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).

You can follow all the build-up and action as it happens on the LIVEBLOG.

There is a bitter rivalry between Lazio and Roma, so Pereira knew what he was doing when sending out this message on Instagram.

“Today we are all with United, right? I am with you my brothers!”

The response was positive from Lazio fans, including one who suggested he ‘deserved to be purchased just for this post.’

That is extremely unlikely, as not only is there no option to buy, but he has contributed just one goal and four assists in 29 competitive games this season.