Hernandez hails United 'family'

Image: Hernandez: Settled at United

Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez has described his new club as a 'big family'.

Mexican striker praised by boss Ferguson

Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez has described his new club as a 'big family'. The 22-year-old Mexico international has impressed for the Red Devils this season and has scored seven goals in 18 appearances so far. 'Chicarito' admits he is fortunate to have the chance to prove himself at Old Trafford and he has enjoyed his time at the club, saying the atmosphere has already helped himself improve as a player. "I am really enjoying it," he said.

Lucky

"I know I am lucky person to be here because this is a great opportunity for me. "Despite the pressures of playing for a big club with such a huge stature, United is very much like a big family. "From the coaching staff, backroom staff and the cooks, everyone at the club treats you the same. "We all get on. Everyone gives you a slap on the back and encourages you from time to time. "That atmosphere has allowed me to improve and to grow as a person and a player."
Talent
Hernandez's most notable goal in a United shirt came at Stoke back in October, when he headed in from a seemingly impossible position. Manager Sir Alex Ferguson is happy with the way he has settled in, and has been particularly impressed with his aerial prowess. "He has got the spring but he also has the ability to just hang there for a second or two, just like Denis Law and Ian St John," Ferguson remarked. "Some bigger players had great ability in the air but it is that talent to hang in the air for a fraction that can upset defenders."

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