MANCHESTER — Ander Herrera needs to remain at Manchester United regardless of curiosity from Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, sources have instructed ESPN FC.
The midfielder is but to signal a brand new long-term deal at Previous Trafford, with reviews in Spain suggesting that has alerted at the least two La Liga golf equipment in Barca and Atletico.
United have triggered Herrera’s one-year extension that may hold him on the membership till 2019, and there may be confidence on each side that the 28-year-old, who’s settled in Manchester together with his girlfriend and younger daughter, will agree a brand new deal to increase his keep even additional.
Herrera performed a key position underneath Jose Mourinho final season, successful United’s Participant of the Yr award and being named Man of the Match within the Europa League last.
He discovered alternatives more durable to come back by initially of this season following the arrival of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea, however since Paul Pogba has been sidelined with a hamstring harm, he has began eight of United’s final 11 video games in all competitions.
Herrera is considered one of 5 gamers with one-year extensions of their contracts that may hold them at Previous Trafford for a further 12 months past subsequent summer season.
Sources have instructed ESPN FC that United will activate clauses for Juan Mata, Daley Blind, Ashley Younger and Luke Shaw, having already executed so with Herrera.
Shaw has solely made two first-team appearances this season, each as an alternative within the Carabao Cup.
Sources have instructed ESPN FC that the 22-year-old may go away, both in January or subsequent summer season if the membership obtain a suitable supply for a participant who grew to become the costliest teenager in world soccer when he left Southampton for £30 million in 2014.
The left-back remains to be eager to win over Mourinho and turn into a daily at Previous Trafford however there’s a rising acceptance he could have to maneuver on to seek out first-team soccer.
Rob is ESPN FC’s Manchester United correspondent. Comply with him on Twitter @RobDawsonESPN.