Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

U Camp No

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

U Camp No

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UNITED'S Ander Herrera will snub any approach from Barcelona to lure him to the Nou Camp.

Reports from the Catalan capital have suggested the 27-year-old is a priority on incoming manager Ernesto Valverde's wanted list this summer.

Valverde, who Herrera cites as one of the biggest influences on his career, is charged with winning back La Liga from Real Madrid and dislodging them in the Champions League rankings.

Valverde is understood to have identified Herrera as the dynamo in the engine room needed to provide the base for Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar to revive Barca.

Valverde was Herrera's manager at Athletic Bilbao in the 2013-14 season before he moved to Old Trafford for £27m.

And Herrera has recently hailed Valverde when he was listing the influences on his career, saying: "Valverde made the biggest impression on me due to the way he was in the dressing room and because he's a fantastic guy. …

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