Herrera fighting to keep ‘dream’ alive

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Ander Herrera has denied claims he's become restless at OId Trafford, insisting he is "very happy" to carry on with his Manchester United career.

The Daily Star reported earlier this week that the Spain international is planning to have showdown talks with Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal over a lack of playing time.

Herrera, who was signed by Van Gaal in 2014 from Athletic Club, has only managed six Premier League starts under the Dutchman this season, although he is currently sidelined with a hamstring injury.

However, the 26-year-old midfielder has rubbished the rumours of unrest, saying he will continue the fight to keep his United "dream" alive.

"Interview given last week. Very happy at Manchester United," Herrera said on Twitter, referencing the piece that appeared in the club's matchday programme for the clash with PSV last week.

He had told United Review: "What I am doing at United, I enjoy a lot so I don't want this dream to finish. I have to play as well as possible if I want to play as long as I can at this club.

"When I was in Spain, I always thought about the best teams in the world and maybe the biggest and most-supported club is Manchester United.

"So I worked very hard to be here. When I was in Spain, I was very professional and had to be very consistent to get here. Now I am here, I always say the same thing: the most difficult thing is to stay at a big club.

"Of course, it is difficult to arrive at a big team in the first place, but it is even harder to stay there. The club has the possibility to sign new players and it's a very powerful club so all players want to play here. I have to fight for my position and gain my position and I will do it."