Jose Mourinho has explained why Ander Herrera wasn’t included in the match-day squad for Manchester United’s 3-0 win over FC Basel on Tuesday, noting he was simply rotating the squad.
The Spaniard received his first start of the season during Man United’s 2-2 draw with Stoke last Saturday and received criticism from supporters for his performance.
He was not even on the bench for the clash with the Swiss side as Marouane Fellaini starred with a goal and an assist after replacing the injured Paul Pogba.
And Mourinho, speaking after the game, noted that he opted to hand Michael Carrick a place on the bench instead as part of his rotation plan this month.
“No reasons to be out,” Mourinho said.
“We are playing only with two midfield players, with Matic and ...
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