Ander Herrera

Ander Herrera

Spanish

Personal Information

Full Name Ander Herrera Agüera
Date of Birth August 14, 1989
Nationality Spanish
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Role Midfielder
Past Team(s)

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“If anyone thinks something about him, he proves the opposite” - Manchester United target explains Cristiano Ronaldo admiration “If anyone thinks something about him, he proves the opposite” - Manchester United target explains Cristiano Ronaldo admiration
“If anyone thinks something about him, he proves the opposite” - Manchester United target explains Cristiano Ronaldo admiration 
Former Manchester United star lauds Kobbie Mainoo's performance in their 4-2 win over Wolves on social media Former Manchester United star lauds Kobbie Mainoo's performance in their 4-2 win over Wolves on social media
Former Manchester United star lauds Kobbie Mainoo's performance in their 4-2 win over Wolves on social media
“That says how big is Leo” – Ex-Manchester United star explains why he admires ‘best in the world’ Lionel Messi “That says how big is Leo” – Ex-Manchester United star explains why he admires ‘best in the world’ Lionel Messi
“That says how big is Leo” – Ex-Manchester United star explains why he admires ‘best in the world’ Lionel Messi
“Some of them they prioritize to earn so much money” – Ander Herrera makes honest admission on his ‘friend’ Neymar joining Al-Hilal “Some of them they prioritize to earn so much money” – Ander Herrera makes honest admission on his ‘friend’ Neymar joining Al-Hilal
“Some of them they prioritize to earn so much money” – Ander Herrera makes honest admission on his ‘friend’ Neymar joining Al-Hilal
"It's special, and that touches me" - Ex-Manchester United star reacts to reception from Red Devils fans "It's special, and that touches me" - Ex-Manchester United star reacts to reception from Red Devils fans
"It's special, and that touches me" - Ex-Manchester United star reacts to reception from Red Devils fans 

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Mbappe and Herrera show great link-up play in PSG training
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Mbappe and Herrera show great link-up play in PSG training
Premier League: Juan Mata | Ander Herrera | Jesse Lingard | Marcus Rashford | Manchester United Injury News | Noelle Francisco Shares her Thoughts
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Premier League: Juan Mata | Ander Herrera | Jesse Lingard | Marcus Rashford | Manchester United Injury News | Noelle Francisco Shares her Thoughts
Premier League: Who Should Captain Manchester United? - Noelle Francisco
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Premier League: Who Should Captain Manchester United? - Noelle Francisco

Ander Herrera: A Brief Biography

Ander Herrera Agüera is a professional footballer from Spain, born on 14th August 1989 in the city of Bilbao. Herrera plays as a midfielder and is currently associated with English Premier League giants Manchester United.


Background


Herrera began his career with Real Zaragoza, a Spanish team that plays in Segunda division. His father Pedro Maria was also a footballer who played for the same club. Thus, Herrera received complete support from his family to pursue a career in football.


He made his professional club debut in the 2008-09 season and played a key part in the team’s promotion to La Liga.


The midfielder kept improving as he became one of the most used players by Real Zaragoza over the next two years. His presence on the field ensured that the team maintained its top flight status in 2009-10 season.


Debut


Ander Herrera received his first senior cap on 15th November 2016 against England at Wembley. Herrera came in the field in the second half as a substitute and the game ended in a 2-2 draw.


Earlier, Herrera had represented the Spain U20 and U21 side. He was a part of the squad that won the 2009 Mediterranean Games. In the 2011 European Championship, Herrera netted two goals which saw Spain winning the coveted title.


Clubs represented


Herrera was with Real Zaragoza for three years until 2011 after which he moved to Athletic Bilbao. He made 94 appearances and scored seven goals for his team. During his association with the club, Athletic Bilbao reached the finals of Copa Del Rey and Europa League in the 2011-12 season. The midfielder signed for Manchester United in 2014 and has made 103 appearances since then and has scored 10 goals.


Rise to Glory


Herrera has often been compared to former United Legend Paul Scholes due to his style of play. He is considered to be the best signing for Manchester United in the 2014 Summer transfer window.


The Spaniard became an integral part of the United midfield by 2016. He was scoring goals and providing a good link between the back line and forwards. Herrera played a key role in the 2016 FA Cup that was won by Manchester United who beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the finals.


Herrera’s best moment of his career came on the 18th of May, 2017, when he was presented with the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award.

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