The Manchester United striker Javier Hernández has said that he is extremely happy at the arrival of the star striker Robin van Persie. The 29-year-old Dutchman came to Old Trafford in a £ 24 million deal from Arsenal. However, the Mexican striker Javier Hernández has said that he is not worried about the lack of first-team opportunities he will now have to face following the arrival of the Dutchman. Instead, he has said that he will work much harder in order to secure a first-team spot, while he also has the ability to learn from Robin van Persie.
It has been seven seasons since Robin van Persie arrived in England to play for Arsenal. In this period, he has developed into one of the deadly strikers in the world. This persuaded Manchester United to pay £ 24 million for his services, despite the fact that he had just one year left on his contract. The £ 7 million signing Javier Hernández was a huge hit in his first season at Old Trafford, but he struggled for first-team opportunities last season due to the emergence of Danny Welbeck. The Mexican has said that he does see Robin van Persie as another competition, but a competition that he can learn from.
“The great thing about this club is you know you will get opportunities because we play so many games in different tournaments. There is competition for places, but you always have that. I had that in youth teams when I was growing up and we have it here now because you need a big squad of players. There are only 11 places each week and you need to do your best to get one of those places,” said Hernandez after Robin van Persie scored his first goal for Man Utd in the 3-2 win over Fulham.