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Man United team full of game changers - Herrera

Ander Herrera is becoming a key man in United's midfield. Photo: PA

Ander Herrera praised the number of game-changers in the Manchester United ranks after Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late winner downed Crystal Palace on Wednesday night.

Having been pegged back to draw 1-1 in three of their previous four Premier League outings going into the Selhurst Park clash, Jose Mourinho's side appeared to be heading towards a similar result before Ibrahimovic struck with two minutes remaining.

His sixth goal in as many games wrapped up a vital 2-1 win for the Red Devils after Paul Pogba's controversial opener had been cancelled out by James McArthur.

Pogba scored despite being in an offside position as he latched onto Ibrahimovic's knock-down, which appeared to come off the arm of the veteran Swedish striker.

The same pair then combined for United's dramatic winner as Pogba's slide-rule pass was finished with aplomb by Ibrahimovic.

Asked after the game about their impact, Herrera was keen to praise more than just the two summer arrivals.

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"When you have top players, they can do that (win a game)," he said.

"They don't need to play their best game to change it. That is where we have Paul, Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, Ibrahimovic, top players who can change the game even when they are not playing their best.

"That is fantastic for us, but I want to speak about our spirit, we controlled the game on a day when we didn't play our best and that is important for us.

"In a long season like this, when you win not on your best day it is very important, it is the history of this club."