Real Madrid Line Up Sensational Move to Sign Manchester United Striker Javier Hernandez

Bernabeu side want Old Trafford forward.

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Italian source TuttoMercato claim that Spanish giants Real Madrid are interested in Man United striker Javier Hernandez.

The 24 year old Mexican international has found his first team spot in Sir Alex Ferguson’s Man United side severely restricted following the arrival of Dutchman Robin Van Persie and the chance to move on to a club of Real Madrid’s calibre, where he may have a better chance of securing regular starts, may well tempt the speedy striker.

Javier Hernandez has started just two of Man United’s last 11 Premier League matches, those coming in ‘lesser’ matches against Swansea City towards the tail end of last term and a home fixture against Wigan during the current campaign. The Guadalajara born marksman is increasingly failing to gain selection for crunch ties, a sign that Ferguson doesn’t have faith in his abilities.

Sir Alex Ferguson will almost always opt for either Robin Van Persie or Wayne Rooney, or both, for any meaningful fixture, and whilst youngster Danny Welbeck can ply his trade in a wide attacking role Chicharito is simply far more one-dimensional.

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho doesn’t have a wealth of recognised strikers, having to alternate between his two main options of Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain, and the former Blues boss is apparently an admirer of Man United bench warmer Chicharito.

The Bernabeu side have of course procured a number of Man United talents over the years with the likes of David Beckham, Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Cristiano Ronaldo all making the switch.

While Hernández signed a five-year contract at Old Trafford last October, the Mexican has struggled for form since scoring 20 goals in his debut season at United in 2010-11.

Chicarito has made a total of 88 appearances for Man United, of which 36 came from the bench, and has netted 33 goals in the process.

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