UK time is: 05:00:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

United - Sir Alex Thankful For The Saved Millions

The transfer to Man United of Javier Hernandez before the world cup could prove to be one of the top transfer master stokes that Sir Alex Ferguson has managed to pull off.

Chivas de Guadalajara and United's coaching staff worked well together earlier in the year to get the strikers deal completed, and on the quiet.

This has seen Sir Alex praise everyone concerned as he knows this saved the club millions: 'I think our scouting people deserve 10 out of 10 for identifying him before the World Cup and I think if we had been trying to negotiate after the World Cup it would have been very difficult.

'I think a lot of teams would have been after him and it would probably have cost us two or three times more.

'Our relationship we have built with Chivas has been excellent, they really were very accommodating in everything, the amazing thing was that no-one in the club said a word.

'At Manchester United we find that almost impossible, news always leaks out at our club, but Chivas kept it quiet which was a marvellous asset for us and full marks for their professionalism.'

Rather than thrust him into the fold too soon Sir Alex is keen to asses the striker to make sure his fitness levels are right before easing him into the picture, although playing a major role with the club this season is something that is going to be the case with the 22-year-old, who looks destined to have a very bright future ahead of him.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday July 27 2010

Time: 5:46PM

Your Comments

What a player he looks to be. I wonder how many goals he will score? If he play like he did at the World Cup whne coming off the bench i would say a respectable 12.
TheFamousNo7
Not as thankful as the Glazer's I'll bet.
fifthcolumnblue
If thats the best you can crow about, it says it all really - United fans are being fed on scraps and don't even see it - remember when you had Ronaldo and Tevez - now Smalling and Hernandez - bet you can't wait for the beginning of the season.
Wswilly3
'Twas smart business,a real goal poacher since berba aint good at it.
Chelsea24/7
cant forget fergie's eye.
RedDevilKile
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Blind & Di Maria Loving It! (Thursday October 30 2014)

Legend Claims City Now The Bigger Side (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Fellaini Still Leaving? (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Those Bale Rumours (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Vidal Deal Dead (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Emotions Took Over (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Rooney Doubt? (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Nearly's Only Half Way! (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Johnstone Returns To Donny (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Not Over Yet! (Monday October 27 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 1 - 1 Chelsea
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 1 14
8. Man Utd 9 3 4 2 3 13
9. Everton 9 3 3 3 2 12
10. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11
11. Spurs 9 3 2 4 -2 11

Breaking League News

Swansea Hopeful Sigurdsson & Ki Will Return
Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:52:00
Swansea City Have Fernandez Red Card Rescinded
Swansea : 30/10/2014 20:44:00
Irvine Expecting Tough Leicester Encounter
WBA : 30/10/2014 17:12:00
Varela Resumes Full Training
WBA : 30/10/2014 17:07:00
Koeman Delighted With Second Stoke Win
Southampton : 30/10/2014 16:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

City v United?
Suggested By:  
Home win! 1%
Away win! 66%
Draw! 33%