Michael Owen opens up about Ander Herrera at Man United

Michael Owen explains why he has been so impressed by Ander Herrera's displays for Manchester United this season

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera shared this snap on Instagram Photo: BT Sport

Michael Owen believes that Ander Herrera has quickly become one of Jose Mourinho’s favourite players at Manchester United this season.

The Spanish midfielder has earned plenty of praise for his performances for the Red Devils in recent weeks and has made 28 appearances in the Premier League so far this term.

Herrera has become a key player for the Red Devils and was widely applauded for his fine display for Manchester United during their 2-0 win over Chelsea last month.

And former Red Devils forward Owen has been impressed by the way Herrera has proved himself to new Manchester United manager Mourinho in recent weeks.

Owen told BT Sport on Sunday: “He’s quickly become one of Jose Mourinho’s favourite players.

“He signed from Athletic Bilbao for £29m a few seasons ago and he’s generally become accustomed to the league quite quickly.”

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Herrera will be expecting to feature for Manchester United when the Red Devils take on Celta Vigo in the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday night.

The Red Devils know that winning that competition this season will secure them a direct route into next term’s Champions League.

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