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Man Utd midfielder Herrera: Why both my names on shirt

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has explained why he has his full name on the back of his shirt.

Herrera admits it was inspired from his time on the LaLiga.

He told manutd.com: "...in Zaragoza, my hometown, my club that I grew up, I used to be known as Ander, just Ander.

"So I had on my shirt, Ander, and when I moved to Bilbao, everyone used to name me more like Ander Herrera because in Bilbao it's a Basque name, and there used to be more Anders, if you know what I mean, more people who are called Ander.

"So, to make the people differentiate between me and, for example, a team-mate that I used to have, Ander Iturraspe, I put Ander Herrera. Not just one specific reason, just because there are more people named in the team like me."

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