Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied playing any part in match-fixing, after being named as one of 41 people under investigation in Spain, reports BBC
“I have never had and will never have anything to do with manipulating match results. If I am ever called to testify in any judicial hearing, I’ll be happy to attend, as my conscience is clear. I love football and I believe in fair play, both on and off the pitch,” he said on his Facebook account.
The allegations are from a La Liga game three years ago, where Herrera – then a Zaragoza player – and his teammates were said to have paid Levante to lose their match, which could have lead Zaragoza to stay in the division in the final day of the season.
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