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Sir Alex Ferguson: Hernandez's wish was always to play in Madrid


Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson revealed striker Javier Hernandez has always wanted to join Real Madrid.

The Mexico international left the Red Devils during this summer's transfer window to join the Spanish giants on loan with with an option of a purchase at the end of the season.

He joins the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez in what will certainly be one of Europe's most powerful offensive departments.

"He will do very well in Madrid. He will score many goals, for sure," the ex-manager told reporters at the UEFA coaching seminar in Nyon.

"He's very focused mentally and his wish was always to play in Madrid.

"He will come good there."

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