I never wanted to leave Manchester United, says Herrera
PARIS: Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera has lifted the lid on your unceremonious departure from Manchester united last season. Herrera joined French giants Paris St. Germain in a free transfer last season after contractual discussions with the Red Devils hierarchy came to a standstill.
The Spaniard now revealed that he did not want to leave the club and explained what happened behind the scenes that saw him join. PSG .
"When I look back a year ago, my intention was not to leave Manchester united ," Herrera was quoted as saying by ESPN.
I had a few different opinions with the board, but I respect them. I respect them very much.
"They do things for Manchester united and I disagree with the people who say they don't. They really suffer when things don't go well and they really fight to bring Manchester united back," he added.
Herrera's PSG were recently crowned Ligue 1 champions after the season was called off prematurely in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The midfielder said he did not celebrate the title looking at the situation and that it was a bittersweet moment for him.
To be honest, I didn't celebrate. I love football but I love to play football and win trophies on the pitch."
I hope we can fight for the cup titles that we still have to play on the field with the fans in the stadium and see if we can also fight for the Champions League.
To be honest, it's pretty sad to win my first league title like that, he added.