Announcement imminent: £27m midfielder wants to sign Man United deal

United midfielder Ander Herrera is looking to stretch his stay at Old Trafford despite no moots about an extension on the horizon.

Herrera, 29, is hopeful he can extend his stay at Manchester United amid interest from former club Atletic Bilbao.

Bought for around 27 million pounds in 2014, the midfielder has been praised by caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as an enterprising player.

Despite having to place the bulk of the midfield role on Paul Pogba, the Norwegian has not ruled out the importance of playing the Spaniard at the middle of the park.

Bilbao want to resign the midfielder, however, Herrera is settled in at England with his partner Isabel and two-year old daughter Daniela, and packing up to leave has been a distressing thought.

But sources close to Herrera believe the player will remain at the club beyond this summer.

Herrera has entered the last run on his contract at the club. The player has just five months left on his contract with United and has been given the greenlight to discuss pre-contract terms with foreign clubs.

Herrera makes good runs, and knows how to win balls, an attribute Solskjaer has praised him for.