Herrera calls for Man United fans to give the club time amidst tough period

Herrera leaving Old Trafford

Ander Herrera spent the best part of five years in Manchester.

Since making the switch to Old Trafford from Athletic Bilbao, Herrera has made 189 appearances for the Red Devils, scoring 20 and assisting 27.

Herrera has also helped United capture the Europe League, FA Cup, League Cup and Community Shield.

However, the Spaniard will be departing the club once his contract expires on July 1st.

The club Herrera is being linked with the most is Ligue 1 outfit, PSG.

LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 10: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Interim Manager of Manchester United acknowledges the fans following the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on March 10, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Man United need time to improve

Before leaving Manchester for good, though, Herrera has offered some advice to the United faithful.

Manchester United have had a simply awful season by their standards.

They went from finishing second in the league last season to 6th place this campaign.

United also ended the season with one win in their last nine outings across all competitions.

As a result, Herrera has urged Man United’s fans to give the club time in order to rebuild, using Liverpool as an example:

“The club will need time, confidence and support. 

“I am sure they will give it but the only thing I ask for them is time because this is not easy. 

“There are examples. Liverpool are probably going to win the Champions League but I am leaving this club and they [Liverpool] haven’t won one title in five years I have been here. 

“They have done incredible work but the fans have given them time. That’s what this club needs at the moment.” As quoted by the Evening Standard.

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