Herrera - perhaps more than any other Red - has helped Pogba flourish by offering him a defensive shield, as well as forming part of a strong midfield block which has created stability in front of a defence which has creaked at times this season.
United came into the game eight league games unbeaten under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and took the lead after just 14 minutes, with the rejuvenated Paul Pogba scoring a fine effort at the near post.
Pogba has been one of the standout performers for the Norwegian head coach after Solskjaer released the shackles off the France global.
"But he's a Brazilian worldwide, Andreas [Perreira] is a Brazilian global, the talent is there and when they get the chance the next time.it's easier to come into a team that's doing well".
Manchester United hoisted themselves into fourth place for at least 24 hours thanks to their comfortable win over Fulham ahead of Chelsea FC's clash against Manchester City.
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Can United finish in the top four? There is still a long way to go, but we are there, and we want to stay there now.
"We know there's a very, very good player there with Fred so hopefully he'll adjust to the English game because there's no doubt there's talent, absolutely no doubt. We just need to keep improving and keep picking up points", said Jones.
We would signpost some of the very best moments but Pogba barely put a foot wrong beyond the first 30 minutes. The result is positive, and it was a good performance as a team.
"It was a big game for us", he said.
He will be seeking to continue with his exploits when United host Paris Saint-Germain for the first leg of the round of 16 in the Champions League.
Since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over as manager of Manchester United there's been no more effective player than Paul Pogba.