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‘Playing for Man Utd has been a true honour’ – Herrera to leave at end of season



Ander Herrera

Spanish midfielder, Ander Herrera is set to leave Manchester United when his contract expires at the end of the season.

The news was confirmed on social media on Saturday after widespread speculation about the future of the 29-year-old, who joined the club from Athletic Bilbao in 2014.

Herrera is understood to have agreed terms with French champions, Paris St-Germain, after attempt to keep him at Old Trafford failed.

Herrera’s five-year stay at the club will end this weekend, but it is yet to be known whether the midfielder will play any part in Sunday’s final Premier League game against Cardiff.

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During his stay at Old Trafford, Herrera scored 20 goals in 189 appearances and won the FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League.

In an emotional video, the midfielder, who won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award in 2017, voted for by United fans, said “there is red in my heart.”

He added: “Playing for the greatest club in England has been a true honour. Every time I represented this club, in every game, in wins and losses, even when I couldn’t help from the grass, I understood what this clubs means.”

Manchester United willhost Cardiff on Sunday.

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