Manchester United have verified that Ander Herrera, will be leaving the club this summer. following five years with the Old Trafford side.
The Red Devils announced his departure with a short clip posted on Twitter and captioned: “A goodbye message from @AnderHerrera. #MUFC” Herrera is widely expected to join Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer this summer.
United made a final offer of over £200,000-a-week to keep him, but the Spaniard wanted more money. The club opened contract negotiations with Herrera’s representatives over 18 months ago, but little progress was made and the player’s camp felt the club prioritised other players’ deals during that period.
Many felt the club simply were not proactive enough in trying to keep Herrera, but it is believed the club made a final offer worth more than £200,000-a-week in a bid to keep the midfielder.