Manchester United’s year-long pursuit of Atletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera looks finally to have come to a pleasing conclusion for all involved with United, as they have activated the 24-year-old’s £28 million release clause.

The Spaniard is set to become Louis van Gaal’s first signing of the summer since, and he will hope that Herrera will be able to fill the void left by Paul Scholes’ retirement – a position the club have struggled to adequately fill.

With a possible £200 million budget for the summer, van Gaal will hope Herrera is going to be one of many incoming recruits.

The Dutch boss is in the ideal position to cast his eyes over the talent on show at the World Cup, with a number of names being thrown around the transfer speculation network.

Here are SIX players who look set to be joining Herrera at Old Trafford next season.

Click here for the SIX players to follow Herrera to United

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