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Ander Herrera produced an audacious piece of skill in the 91st minute vs Tottenham

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Manchester United are absolutely flying at the moment.

Not in a long time - perhaps even since the days of Sir Alex Ferguson - have the Red Devils looked so confident and it's all because of their new manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The baby-faced assassin has done an incredible job by not only reintroducing an attacking brand of football, but also restoring happiness amongst the players.

Sunday's 1-0 win against Tottenham at Wembley was United's sixth on the bounce under Solskjaer, who is making a real impression with the squad.

Ander Herrera is one of many who has been given a new lease of life since Jose Mourinho's sacking and the Spaniard praised Solskjaer for his tactics after the game.

"The manager told us at the beginning of the game that it would be hard to make short passes," Herrera explained, per United's website.

"He told us that it would be easier for us to switch the play and to look - almost without looking - to the other side of the pitch to switch the ball.

"That is where we were going to find spaces. We scored like that, so thank you to the game plan as well."

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Herrera was one of United's standout players against Spurs and there was one moment in the 91st minute that epitomised his newly-discovered confidence.

In the video below, the Spaniard breezes past Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen, plays a one-two with Romelu Lukaku and then plays the Belgian striker through with a no-look pass.

That's right, even Herrera is playing no-look passes under Solskjaer nowadays.

The audacity. Herrera pulled up with cramp moments after his lung-busting run, but his cheeky skill against Tottenham had United fans 'screaming' with joy and laughter.

It's no wonder Herrera had cramp - the 29-year-old didn't stop running from start to finish and might have been given the Man of the Match award were it not for David de Gea's masterclass.

"It was fantastic," he added. "When you have the combination between the talent we have, the effort everyone made and the best goalkeeper in the world, these things can happen.

"We have to be fair with ourselves and say the draw probably would have been fair, but I think we deserve these kind of things because we are working so hard.

"We are believing, we are following the plan that the manager and his assistants give us and we have the number one in goal."

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