Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Herrera Relishes His New Box-to-Box Role under Ole

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Herrera Relishes His New Box-to-Box Role under Ole

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ANDER Herrera says he is relishing his new versatile role at United.

The Spanish midfielder has been utilised in a deeper position by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since he took over, with his energy off the ball a key contribution to the new attacking style of play.

Although the 29-year-old still loves to attack when he has the ball, he admits he also gets a thrill from helping out with the overall defensive duties of the team.

Herrera played a pivotal role for United as they defeated Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon, and speaking after the match he evaluated his new role under Solskjaer.

"I like to help David, and to help the defenders," Herrera said.

"But I also like to try to score goals. I had a good chance today, and I think one of my qualities is that I can go from box-tobox. …

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