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Andreas Pereira: Jose Mourinho Exit Has Lifted Weight off Man United Players

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has said the team are playing "with 10 kilograms less on our backs" following the departure of former manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho was given his marching orders at Old Trafford in December having watched his team surrender to a 3-1 loss at Liverpool; their start to the 2018-19 term was the Red Devils' worst of the Premier League era.

However, the team's fortunes have drastically improved since the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer until the end of the season. Speaking to Esporte Interativo (h/t Lucas Sposito of Sport Witness), Pereira previewed Tuesday's UEFA Champions League showdown with Paris Saint-Germain and how the mood has changed at the club:

"We're doing great, we're playing well.