Ander Herrera reveals Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt inspiration

Ander Herrera reveals an ambition to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United legends Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt.

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has revealed plans to emulate boyhood heroes Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt during his time at Old Trafford.

Herrera sealed a £29m move to the Red Devils from Athletic Bilbao in June, and the Spaniard says that he will use the two United legends as templates for success.

"I always looked at other players at Real Zaragoza as that's where I played [as a youngster]," he told MUTV.

"Gus Poyet was a role model for me, and then the national team players like Xavi and Iniesta but so were the United players like Scholes and Butt."

The 25-year-old is expected to make his competitive debut in Saturday's visit of Everton, having already shown glimpses of his quality in a number of pre-season fixtures.

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