Manchester United’s Ander Herrera denied match-fixing allegations

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 Sport.

“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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