Manchester United fans react on Twitter to Ander Herrera's performance against Aston Villa

Manchester United fans were full of praise for Ander Herrera after his performance against Aston Villa.

Manchester United tightened their grip on a Champions League place after a 3-1 win over Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

Ander Herrera opened the scoring for United on the stroke of half time, before Wayne Rooney added a superb second after the break.

Christian Benteke pulled one back for Aston Villa, before Spanish midfielder Herrera added a late third to complete an impressive brace.

The result means United lie just eight points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea, and one point ahead of rivals Manchester City.

The run of great form has coincided with Ander Herrera being given an extended run in the first team, with the summer signing from Athletic Bilbao really proving his quality.

Now with seven goals to his name this season, the 25-year-old is beginning to justify his lofty price tag, and fans were full of praise for him after the victory over Villa.

Supporters took to Twitter after the game to hail Herrera, with many branding him 'quality' - and some even comparing him to United legend Paul Scholes.

Here are some of the reactions from United fans after Herrera's performance against Aston Villa...











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