Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera was the player responsible for the turnaround against Bournemouth according to Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho.

The Portuguese tactician praised the Spanish international midfielder for his influence on the game.

Ander Herrera came on as a second half substitute for the ineffective Fred.

The summer signing failed to live up to expectation against the South Coast club.

Big things were expected from the Brazilian international but he has so far failed to impress since his move from Ukrainian side Shakthar Donetsk during this summer’s transfer window.

Fred and Manchester United started the Bournemouth game poorly and were made to pay in the 11th minute when Callum Wilson gave the Cherries a well deserved lead.

In-form Anthony Martial equalised for the Red Devils in the 35th off an assist from Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez who started upfront in the absence of the injured Romelu Lukaku.

Manchester United were lucky to be level at the halftime interval following the first half domination from their hosts and the introduction of Herrera helped change the game in favour of the Red Devils.

The visitors went on to score a late goal through another substitute, Marcus Rashford who entered into the fray in the same time as the aforementioned Ander Herrera.


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