United have made an underwhelming start to life under Mourinho, despite a
significant outlay in the summer which saw the club pay a world record
£89million transfer fee for midfielder Paul Pogba.
mercurial v black They currently lie six points off the Premier
League's top four and speculation is rife some key members of the squad are
unhappy with Mourinho's methods.
purechao black But Spaniard Herrera rejected those suggestions,
saying: "We have a saying in Spain: you catch the liar before you catch the lame
man. It's true in life and even more so in football. If a coach is not straight,
players soon find him out. Mourinho is very straight.
"He says what he thinks and he says it to your face. He says it when it is
something we will like, but he also says it when it is something we won't
vapor v black "The team is enjoying the day to day. Training is
very dynamic and everything is with the ball so the players never lose
concentration – there are no really long sessions or long team talks.
purecontrol cleats "He really understands what a footballer needs
which is 20 minutes of team talk and then you get down to it."
The 27-year-old may make a belated senior Spain debut against England at
Wembley on Tuesday night, having worked his way into a regular starting role
under Mourinho at United.
Herrera has been occupying a deeper role in United's midfield and he believes
it is a step in the right direction for his career.
obra orange He added in the Daily Mail: "I have come here because
Mourinho has given me the opportunity to take on a new position and I feel
comfortable with it.
"I'm more defensive now, playing in front of the back four. I think I have
that ability to win the ball back quickly when we lose it. I have taken a leap
forward at United which has allowed me to get into the national side."