Jose Mourinho set to reward Ander Herrera for Chelsea performance

United Star

Ander Herrera has been one of the unsung heroes of Manchester United’s season.

The nippy midfielder hasn’t scored as many goals as he would have liked but did bag a goal in the 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday. That coupled with his overall performance in the game earned him the man of the match award.

Eden Hazard will be looking over his shoulder for a while yet after the way he was man-marked.

This type of dogged, determined display from the Spaniard is something that United fans have come to expect.

He also picked up the MOTM gong in other crucial games this season, including against Liverpool and Spurs.

Jose Mourinho loves this type of tactically disciplined and intelligent player.

That’s why the Special One is set to reward a midfielder he views as key going forward.

New Contract

According to the Daily Mail, Herrera is set to be offered a new £120,000-a-week deal by United.

His current contract expires in 2018 and he’s believed to be happy at the club.