Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

LVG Concern over Herrera Fitness for Trip to City

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

LVG Concern over Herrera Fitness for Trip to City

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UNITED are sweating on the fitness of Ander Herrera ahead of tomorrow's derby with City.

The Spanish midfielder missed the 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford on Thursday night despite being named as the designated player to speak at UEFA's pre-match press conference.

Manager Louis van Gaal revealed after watching his team exit the Europa League that the 26-year-old trained as normal on Wednesday morning ahead of the game.

But asked if Herrera would be ready to return at the Etihad Stadium, the Dutchman replied: "I don't know. Wednesday he trained with me and he was not injured."

Guillermo Varela and Marcos Rojo are expected to be fit despite both being substituted during the draw with Liverpool.

Bastian Schweinsteiger is in line to start after coming off the bench in the last two games. …

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