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Herrera: Manchester derby is match of the season

27 Apr 2017
Ander Herrera in action against Man City

United midfielder says Thursday’s encounter with City is key in battle for top-four place

Ander Herrera says Manchester United’s trip to Manchester City on Thursday is a defining moment in their battle for a place in the Premier League’s top four.

United are a point and a place behind City, who are fourth, with both sides having six matches to play.

"It's going to be the game of the season," Herrera told

Man Utd's Etihad goals

"If we win, we have the chance to finish in the top four, but if they win, it will be very difficult for us."

See: Herrera - Derby result key in top-four race

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