The 24-year-old Brazilian has not been a regular starter for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side this season despite returning to full fitness, scoring twice in 17 appearances.
Anderson admitted that he is keen to leave the club with first-team opportunities limited but the midfielder does not think he will be able to do so until his contract expires in 2016.
“What can I say? I have three more years of contract, I have tried to leave many times and never succeeded to do so,” Anderson told Globo Esporte.
Anderson has not featured for Brazil since 2008, but the former Porto star says he is focused on winning trophies with the Red Devils this season – and not breaking back into his national team’s set-up.
“The national team is always good but we have to think about the second leg and about the English league,” he added.
Anderson has scored nine goals in 162 appearances for the 19-time English champions after completing a £20m move to Old Trafford from Porto in 2007.
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