Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has insisted that he's 'very happy' at Old Trafford.
Reports have today surfaced claiming that the Spaniard is preparing for showdown talks with Red Devils chief Louis van Gaal after becoming frustrated with a lack of opportunities at the club.
Since arriving on English soil in the summer of 2014, Herrera has been in and out of the Manchester United side, so this morning's rumour didn't exactly come as a major surprise.
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However, Herrera has insisted that he's happy in Manchester and has highlighted an interview that he gave last week. At the time of the interview, the dynamic midfielder insisted that he wanted to play for United for as long as possible.
It appears, then, that Herrera won't be speaking to Van Gaal about his future at the club anytime soon.
But he should be playing
Let's forget about today's transfer gossip; Herrera is clearly happy, but there's no way he should be sitting on the bench at the Theatre of Dreams. He is far too good for that.
Both a creator and scorer of goals, the former Athletic Bilbao star offers so much to the cause. He's the willing runner United need from midfield and Van Gaal should make him a significant player over the coming weeks and months.
United, despite sitting in the Premier League's top four places, still appear to be missing something when on the attack. Allowing Herrera to roam free could change the dynamic as the club go in search of success.
Manchester United fans: does Herrera deserve a key role? Have your say below!