PHOTO: Herrera changed his Twitter to show United colours before deal confirmed

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Ander Herrera had made it clear he was a Manchester United player before the official confirmation from the club.

Ander Herrera is officially a Manchester United player. Reports yesterday were mixed. On Wednesday it was reported Herrera had already undergone a medical and tour of the Carrington training facility.

All that was left was for Manchester United to meet his buyout clause at Athletic Bilbao. However, earlier in the day yesterday it was revealed by Bilbao that his release clause had not been met - and they rejected the offer from Old Trafford.

But just hours later the deal was done. Herrera paid out the remaining amount to meet his release clause and force through a 'dream come true' move to Manchester United.

In fact, he was very quick to make it clear just how happy he was with the move.

Even before the deal was officially confirmed on the United website even Herrera made it clear he was a United player on Twitter.

Herrera changed his profile picture and his background on the site - as well as his information sidebar to include his new employment.

United fans will hope he plays with the same enthusiasm and excitement once he steps out onto the pitch.

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