Manchester United saw their Premier League top four hopes take a hit when they could only muster a 1-1 draw at home to Bournemouth on Saturday.

The Red Devils had a chance to get back into the Champions League qualification positions with victory over Eddie Howe’s side, but Marcos Rojo’s opener was cancelled out by Josh King’s penalty just before half time.

And although the Cherries were reduced to ten-men just before the break when Andrew Surman was given his marching orders, Jose Mourinho’s men couldn’t find a way past Artur Boruc, who made a fine save to deny Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the penalty spot in the second period.

It means that United remain sixth in the table, three points behind Liverpool in fourth, and despite still two months of the season to play, attentions have already turned to potential summer transfer business United could carry out.

However, it is someone already on the books that United are hoping to tie down to a new deal this summer, with it looking like midfielder Ander Herrera will have his stay at Old Trafford lengthened by manager Mourinho.

The Spanish international has been outstanding for the Red Devils this term, and here are THREE reasons why sorting out his contract is more important than any other potential deal this summer…

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