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Forgotten Man Anderson Happy At Manchester United

Brazilian midfielder Anderson says he is happy at Manchester United, despite falling down the pecking order at the club.

25-year-old Anderson is yet to start a Premier League match for the Red Devils this season, and has recently been linked to a move to Fulham.

But even though all of Michael Carrick, Phil Jones, Tom Cleverley, Ryan Giggs and Marouane Fellaini appear to have more of manager David Moyes’ affections than he does, Anderson says he wants to stay and win more game time at Old Trafford.

“I cannot say anything about other clubs showing an interest. I am at Manchester United and am a Manchester United player. I have to do my job here and work hard every day to make it work because that’s what I want,” he told the Manchester Evening News.

“I am not thinking about moving on. All I am thinking about is helping my team, my teammates and doing the best for myself. I am a Manchester United player. I love the fans, I love the club. I love the way everyone supports the club -- it is amazing. It is the best club in the world.”

Since his signing by Alex Ferguson from Porto in 2007 Anderson has played 174 senior games for English champions United.

His career their so far has been a rollercoaster ride. He has been a regular first-teamer with the world at his feet, suffered injuries, as well as his demotion to the periphery of the squad under Moyes.

But Anderson is nothing if not optimistic about his future at the Old Trafford.

“I have played only two games this season and I tried to do my very best for the team, but it is very hard when you only play a small part now and then,” he said.

“But I am not unhappy. I am enjoying it and I know I will be ready whenever the manager picks me. I haven’t spoken to David Moyes about my situation because I think I have a good situation at the moment. I love this club and I have been here for over six years.

“I am only 25 years old and I have about seven years football left in me, so I have time on my side and I am happy at Old Trafford. I had a lot of injuries last season. I have come back now to help United. I came back in preseason and felt good and I have been fit now all season.

“I just have to wait for the moment and when it comes for me then I have to take that opportunity.”


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