LA Galaxy striker Javier Hernandez has been impressed with the quality shown by American international Christian Pulisic in the Premier League. Chicharito as he’s fondly called spoke about Pulisic shortly before the Champions League final on Saturday.
Mexican international striker Javier Hernandez, popularly known as Chicharito, is the poster boy of the MLS (Major League Soccer) after he was finally lured to the league from European football by Los Angeles Galaxy (LA Galaxy). Here are ten little known facts about Chicharito:
Chicharitowas signed by Manchester United from local club Chivas de Guadalajara in Mexico in 2010. His grandfather and father also played for Chivas de Guadalajara during their respective football careers.
The 32-year-old is the second highest paid player in the MLS with an annual salary of $7.2m.
Chicharito helped Manchester United qualify for the Champions League final in his debut season. He scored four times enroute the final. Javier Hernandez was the first Mexican to play in the Champions League final. He played all 90 minutes as Manchester United were beaten 3-1 by Spanish club Barcelona at the Wembley Stadium in England.
Aston Villa are reportedly interested in Club Brugge midfielder Marvelous Nakamba according to reports from England. The Villans have been one of the top spenders in the Premier League this summer spending close to £100 million on new signings.
Reports from England claims that West Ham could allow Javier Hernandez to leave the club for a paltry fee of £8 million. This news has alerted a host of clubs with Newcastle high on the list that includes Bournemouth and Crystal Palace.