[spacer height=”30px”]With only a couple of months remaining on his contract, Ander Herrera is yet to strike a long-term deal with Manchester United.
[spacer height=”30px”]The Spanish midfielder acted as the captain for the Reds in their pre-season tour and was even able to secure the winning goal against Real Madrid.
[spacer height=”30px”] Ander Herrera might not be one of the top players at the club, but he is exactly the kind of player United need. It’s not just his style of play, but also the love for his club and his determination which drives a spirit of optimism and hope.[spacer height=”30px”]
He is hard-working, passionate and dedicated, he supported the club when they had a harsh defeat against Liverpool and even defended Mourinho at his meltdown during the transfer season where he said :
[spacer height=”20px”]“First of all, I have to respect what my manager said, because he knows what he’s talking about,” said Herrera.
[spacer height=”20px”]“Secondly, I am a football player. My work is on the pitch, not in the office. The other things, they are too far from my hands. So, I think we have fantastic players, but, of course, always managers want to improve their teams, but it’s not my business. It’s something between the manager and the club.
[spacer height=”20px”]“I haven’t watched the manager’s media stuff, I never do. I cannot talk about how he is with you guys, because I never see that.
[spacer height=”20px”]“I can say that with us he is very positive, he wants us to fight for the titles, he wants us to perform to our best, he wants us to work as hard as possible.
[spacer height=”20px”]“But probably he’s not frustrated about the club or the market, he’s probably frustrated because he’s not able to work with the players that he’s going to have for the season.”[spacer height=”20px”]
Moreover, Ander Herrera is totally invested and is loyal towards United. The reason why every United fan loves the Spaniard is because of his sheer passion and devotion for the club in every way.
[spacer height=”30px”]It is quite impossible to find someone like Ander Herrera who is committed on and off the pitch. He stands out as an excellent candidate for the kind of player that both the fans and the manager would need during difficult times. His motivating attitude and his quality of leadership not only make him a true team player but also a potential candidate to carry the armband for the new season.[spacer height=”30px”]
He might not have featured in every game that United had played in their last season, but he always performs to the utmost of his capabilities. He works tirelessly on the pitch as the box-to-box play-maker and even provides a fine defensive edge to the team by playing deep when needed.
[spacer height=”30px”]Ander Herrera is quite happy with his time at United and said that he would do anything in order to sign a new contract. During the pre-season tournament affirming his desire to prove himself once again Herrera like the defiant personality he is said:
[spacer height=”20px”]”I am going to try to give everything in every training session and every game to deserve a new contract,
[spacer height=”20px”]”After that, we have to speak to the club and we will see. The contract will not come if I don’t give my best.
[spacer height=”20px”]”When you play for one of the top five clubs in the world, you don’t want to leave. You want to stay as long as possible.”[spacer height=”30px”]
[spacer height=”30px”]United should prioritize to give the Spanish midfielder a contract extension. With the new season set to start just in a week’s time, Ander Herrera s support and optimism would keep the morale of the team high. He clearly deserves a place in the squad.