Whenever Sir Alex Ferguson next suggests there is no value in the transfer market, a short but pertinent response is available: Javier Hernandez. The £6 million Mexican has had a thrilling impact in his first season in England, displacing the Premier League's top scorer, Dimitar Berbatov, in the team, reinvigorating Wayne Rooney and scoring 19 goals with displays of exemplary finishing. His predatory instinct and raw pace make him probably Ferguson's best buy since Nemanja Vidic and, with his habit of scoring late goals and striking on the big occasion, he already seems a quintessential Manchester United player.Chicharito is also surely celebrating the 3-1 victory of his old team Chivas in the opening leg of the first round of Mexico's Liguilla, despite their making the playoffs by the skin of their teeth.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Plaudits for Hernández
Soccernet calls him the year's top signing in the EPL: