Herrera v PSG....

Will Sagnol doesn't think Manchester United's Ander Herrera is good enough for PSG

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Speculation has mounted recently over the future of Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera with PSG keeping a close eye on the situation.

The Spaniard’s contract is due to expire in the summer leaving question marks surrounding whether he will remain at Old Trafford next season.

And at one point, it seemed that the French capital would be his next destination.

However, it now appears that Herrera will be staying a Red after all.

That’s because recent reports suggest that the midfielder prefers to stay in Manchester despite interest from PSG.

And France World Cup finalist Willy Sagnol feels that Herrera’s decision to stay put is the right outcome for the Ligue 1 league leaders.

The former defender, who made over 50 appearances for his country, feels that PSG should be setting their targets higher than the 29-year-old.


Speaking to RMC, Sagnol said: “For me, this is not the level that PSG must target to pass a stage.

“Today, PSG must pass a course.

“Me, I continue to say today, I do not know why they paid €50m for (Leandro) Paredes. For me, he's still an enigma.

"And Ander Hererra is no better than Paredes.

“He's the same kind of player and they are not the ones who make you go through stages.


“If you want to be a big club and win the Champions League, you need big players. You need a general in the middle."

Harsh words from Sagnol, there.

But United will undoubtedly be rubbing their hands at Herrera’s eagerness to stay.

That’s because they are proving to be a better side with him in the team.

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The Reds have accumulated a win percentage of 63% when their number 21 has played this season, winning 12 times and losing only on three occasions, according to planetfootball.

To put that into perspective, United have an overall win percentage of 56% this campaign.

Herrera is continuing to prove his worth at Old Trafford and it seems staying put will work best for all parties.

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