MX23RW : Tuesday, March 2 13:59:15| >> :60:3215:3215:

Ander Herrera: Manchester United supporters are "suffering too much"

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera admits that their performance levels must improve if the Red Devils are to finish inside the Premier League's top four.

Ander Herrera has urged his Manchester United teammates to up their game in order to end the "suffering" of the club's supporters.

The Red Devils produced another underwhelming display last night as they eventually overcame Newcastle United 1-0 at St James' Park, courtesy of Ashley Young's strike in the final minute of the game.

That made it just two defeats in their last 22 outings in all competitions, although a slow style of play adopted under the tenure of Louis van Gaal has led to criticism from those in the stands.

Speaking after his side's slender win on Tyneside, Herrera told MUTV: "I think we deserved to win. We deserved to score before and we were a little bit disappointed at half time because we should have been winning.

"We created chances, we kept the ball and we didn't give a lot of chances away - I think only one in the first half, in the last minute. But now we are very happy.

"When you win in the last minute, you are very happy. But I think we have to improve, we have to score earlier because our fans are suffering too much."

United are currently fourth in the Premier League table, sitting two points above Liverpool who are closing in on the final Champions League berth.

ID:209418:cQx:QQ:

Click here for more stories about Ander Herrera

Click here for more stories about Manchester United

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on December 28, 2014
Read Next:
Van Gaal: 'United in top-four rat race'
>
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Serie A
DFB-Pokal
KNVB Beker
League One
League Two
National League
National League North
National League South
Scottish Championship
Turkish Super Lig
NIFL Premiership
Welsh Premier League
Serie B
Ligue 2
Eerste Divisie
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Australian A-League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City26195252163662
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd26148453322150
3Leicester CityLeicester26154745301549
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham2613674031945
5Chelsea26128641251644
6Liverpool26127747341343
7Everton2513483833543
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs25116841271439
9Aston Villa24123938261239
10Arsenal26114113427737
11Leeds UnitedLeeds26112134344-135
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2697102733-634
13Crystal Palace2696112943-1433
14Southampton2686123144-1330
15Burnley2677121834-1628
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton26511102633-726
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2675142744-1726
18Fulham26411112132-1123
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2638152055-3517
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd2632211543-2811

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!