– Ander Herrera has been up and doing since Solskjaer’s arrival at Old Trafford
– The Manchester United midfielder believes Sanchez’s can rise to the occasion
– The Chilean striker played less than 20 minutes in United’s win over Chelsea
Ander Herrera was among the scorers in Manchester United’s win Chelsea and the Spaniard was quick to encourage teammate Alexis Sanchez after the match.
The Chilean international played less than 20 minutes in the match after coming on for Romelu Lukaku in the second half.
In an interview earlier in the week, Herrera gave his full backing to Sanchez despite his nightmare spell.
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“He wants to be important for the club and I’m sure he’s going to be. The only thing we can tell him is that we all believe in his qualities, we know what he has,” Herrera told BBC.
“We all know what he is capable of, and he’s going to do it, so you will see it soon. I think he should be very calm, because he has everything to be a top player in this club and he will be.”
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Herrara also commended the former Arsenal man in his post-match press conference.
“But I would also like to speak about Alexis (Sanchez), Andreas (Pereira) and Scott (McTominay) the way they came into the game,”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Sir Alex Ferguson went into the Stamford Bridge pitch to have a chat with three Manchester United substitutes after their FA Cup win over Chelsea.
The Red Devils made it through the last eight of the competition following the 2-0 win over Chelsea with two first half goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba.
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