27 Jun 2014

Herrera buys himself out of Bilbao contract

6:46 am on 27 June 2014

The Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera has bought himself out of his contract, the Spanish football club has confirmed, clearing the way for him to join Manchester United.

Bilbao said earlier they had rejected a bid for the 24-year-old from United valued at around 36 million euros, the same as the buyout fee.