The 22-year-old posted Instagram photos revealing new boy Diogo Dalot has been handed the No 20 shirt, previously worn by striking legends Robin van Persie and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Right-back Dalot, 19, gives a thumbs-up and jumps round to show off the back of his new shirt in the snaps by his fellow Portugal under-21 star.
Pereira welcomes the former Porto star with the caption: "Soon on the pitch."
Dalot's pride and joy in the pictures might also reflect his own return to full fitness – after he joined them in June when ON CRUTCHES in a £19million deal.
He still passed his medical, though, and has been able to give everything in pre-season training, including on the current tour of the USA.
Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho said at the time of Dalot's unveiling: “In his age group, he is the best full-back in Europe.
"He is an extremely talented young defender.
“He has all the qualities to quickly become a great player for this club. He has all the attributes a full-back needs.”
But Dalot is unlikely to live up to past United No 20s – at least for goals.
Norwegian super-sub Solskjaer hit 128 in 11 years at Old Trafford, while Holland frontman Van Persie notched 58 from 2012-2015.
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