Ander Herrera, former Man United star, finally seals 5-year deal with PSG

Ander Herrera, former Man United star, finally seals 5-year deal with PSG

- Ander Herrera joins Paris Saint Germain on a free transfer ahead of next season

- The 29-year-old signed a five year deal with the Parisians until 2024

- Herrera spent five years at Old Trafford before leaving Manchester United this summer

- The Spaniard won one Europa League, one FA Cup, and one EFL cup during his reign at the club

Former Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has sealed a five year deal with French League champions Paris Saint Germain.

The Spaniard parted ways with the Red Devils at the end of last season at the expiration of his contract at Old Trafford.

He however joined the Parisians as a free agent meaning the Premier league club failed to make any money on the player.

PSG unveiled the 29-year-old in a short video playing Fifa 20-themed as he picked up a PlayStation pad transferring himself to the PSG squad.

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Though, his signing was made open this week, it does not come as a surprise as the Spaniard already made it known he might be joining the club this summer.

SunSport however revealed that the midfielder will wear jersey number 21 and will be made available online for all his fans.

Herrera spent five years at Old Trafford after joining them from Athletic Bilbao in a deal valued around £29 million in 2014.

He then went ahead to score 20 goals and made 27 assists in over 185 matches in all competition for the Premier League outfit.

The Spanish international was instrumental to Man United's Europa league triumph in 2017, and also won the FA Cup and the EFL Cup in the process.

Reacting to his recent move, Herrera said he was looking forward to living in Paris, which he labels as "the world's most beautiful city."

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He further vowed to the club to be professional and passionate in his dealings with the club, while he also promise to improve his French.

Herrera told the club's website: "Paris Saint-Germain is the greatest club in France. It keeps on improving and competes to win every possible title.

"I was looking forward to coming to Paris and to wearing those colours. I hope to continue to make history with the club!

"Joining this club is an amazing feeling. I also love the city. Paris is the most beautiful city in the world. I promise three things: work, professionalism and passion.

"I also promise to improve my French because I think that the language is very important for the team’s communication."

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Manchester City legend Yaya Toure has joined Chinese second tier side Qingdao Huanghai barely two months after his agent announced his retirement from football.

The 36-year-old ended his eight year reign with the Citizens in 2018 after winning three Premier League titles with them.

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