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Official: Man United confirm Ander Herrera exit

Ander Herrera

Manchester United have announced that Ander Herrera will leave at the end of the season amid reported interest from Paris Saint-Germain.

The Red Devils signed Herrera in the summer of 2014 from Athletic Bilbao. He’s since gone on to contribute 20 goals and 27 assists in 189 appearances across all competitions.

The 29-year-old has also won four pieces of silverware at Old Trafford in the Europa League, FA Cup, EFL Cup and Community Shield.

With his contract to expire this summer, however, Herrera’s future at United has been in strong doubt amid reports he’s agreed to join PSG on a free transfer next season.

Now, the Spanish midfielder has bid farewell to United supporters ahead of his final game on Sunday against Cardiff City in the Premier League.

“There is red in my heart, I knew it from the first time I played here and in the moment that I started to wear it,” said Herrera in a farewell video on United’s Twitter.

“A club with thousands of fans that respect and remember all the players who give everything.

“I felt special when I heard my name chanted. I felt proud when the fans decided I was part of this incredible history.

“Every time I represented this club, in every game, in wins and loses, even when I couldn’t help from the grass, I understood what this club means.

“I am going to remember each of the almost 200 matches that I have played with this jersey. Because playing for the greatest club in England has been a true honour.

“Thanks for these five amazing years.”

It remains unknown whether Herrera will play in Sunday’s Premier League finale for United against Cardiff.

Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer refused to give anything away while dropping a hint over Herrera’s future on Friday.

“Ander might play [against Cardiff], I don’t know yet,” said Solskjaer.

“We haven’t picked the team and he’s probably going to announce himself later on where he’s going to continue his football.”