• Revealed: Ferdinand explains why Chicharito never made it at Man Utd

    Revealed: Ferdinand explains why Chicharito never made it at Man Utd

    Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has revealed why Javier Hernandez never made it at Old Trafford.

    The Mexico international has always had a solid goal record, but Louis van Gaal still allowed him to leave the Red Devils in 2015.

    The 28-year-old has gone on to become a vital player for Bayer Leverkusen, where he netted a brilliant 26 goals in 40 appearances last season.

    ‘I think at Manchester United he always felt there was someone else in front of him,’ Ferdinand said […]

  • Chicharito granted leave by Bayer Leverkusen

    Chicharito granted leave by Bayer Leverkusen

    Bayer Leverkusen have granted striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez special leave to visit his girlfriend, who is recovering after a health scare.

    Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt confirmed to German tabloid Bild that Mexico international Hernandez, 28, had been granted leave during the international break to travel to Spain and be reunited with his girlfriend following her release from hospital after being treated for a collapsed lung.

    “Chicha has an individual training schedule,” Schmidt said. “It makes sense that he’s not here this week, […]