Photo: Ander Herrera looks to impress new Man United manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has been hitting the gym during the summer holidays

Man United midfielder Ander Herrera and his gym partner Photo: Ander Herrera/Instagram

Ander Herrera looked to impress Jose Mourinho with his work ethic as the Manchester United midfielder posted a photo of his workout on Thursday afternoon.

The Red Devils star was omitted from Vicente Del Bosque’s Spain squad for Euro 2016 along with his club team-mate Juan Mata after a tough season for the United pair.

However, Mourinho’s appointment as Louis van Gaal’s successor has triggered a fresh wave of optimism at Old Trafford ahead of the 2016/17 Premier League campaign.

And the former Athletic Bilbao midfielder, who has been linked with a move away from the 20-time English champions in recent months, posted a photo of his workout colleague in the gym on Thursday night.

Herrera wrote the following caption to accompany his selfie: “Is getting closer … Bit of work with @paul_alcolea ⚽️”

The Spanish star scored three goals and made two assists in 27 Premier League appearances for the 13-time Premier League winners last season.

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United finished in fifth place in the Premier League table.

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