Manchester United midfielder Herrera denies match fixing - FCNaija

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/02/2018

Ander Herrera  Manchester United

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied being involved in a match-fixing scandal in Spain.

Spanish judges are investigating a match in May 2011 between Herrera’s former side Real Zaragoza against Levante and up to 42 people have been warned they could face prosecution.

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According to Las Provincias claim that 42 people involved could face prison sentences ranging anywhere from six months to four years if found guilty and the 28-year-old broke his silence on Thursday with a statement said.

"As I stated back in 2014 when this issue was raised, I have never had and will never have anything to do with manipulating match results.

"If I am ever called to testify in a judicial hearing, I will be delighted to attend as my conscience is totally clear.

"I love football and I believe in fair play, both on and off the pitch."

The La Liga game saw Deportivo La Coruna relegated after Real Zaragoza beat Levante 2-1 in 2011.