Ander Herrera posts message on Facebook after Manchester United win

Ander Herrera

Manchester United star Ander Herrera picked up a back injury in the victory over West Ham United.

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has taken to Facebook in order to thank supporters for their messages following his latest injury set-back.

The Spanish star suffered the injury during United’s 2-1 victory over West Ham United at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday and showed immediate signs of distress.

Fearing the worst, boss Louis Van Gaal decided to replace him with Ecuadorian winger Antonio Valencia as the Red Devils held out for a vital home victory.

Following the match, Herrera posted a congratulatory victory message before thanking the supporters for their support ahead of a likely scan.

 

The United supporters will be hoping that the results show nothing serious as the former Zaragoza youngster has established himself as one of the team’s most important players in recent games.

Arriving from La Liga outfit Athletic Bilbao for a hefty £29 million, the 25-year-old has been used in a number of positions in midfield as manager Louis van Gaal looks to settle on a fixed system to best suit his players.

Herrera made his debut at home to Swansea City before an ankle injury ruled him out of the draws at both Burnley and Sunderland.

Eager to return with a bang, Herrera netted his first goal for the club in his second Old Trafford outing as he helped his side record an excellent 4-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers.

Should the results show a lengthy lay-off is in store, Van Gaal is likely to shuffle his pack once more with Antonio Valencia and Darren Fletcher both keen to show their worth.

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