2014 World Cup - Day Two: Watch The Mexican Perfect For Newcastle & Everton

Out of favour both at club level and internationally, this striker has a goalscoring record to show how good he can be when he's on form...
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Out of favour both at club level and internationally, this striker has a goalscoring record to show how good he can be when he's on form...

2014 World Cup - Day Two: Watch The Mexican Perfect For Newcastle & Everton

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández agreed to join Manchester United shortly before the 2010 World Cup, making his debut afterward. Funnily enough, this time around, he may well be on the move again, after failing to make the transition from ‘super sub’ to regular starter.

His form has actually been so bad of late for Man Utd that he’s not actually that likely to even start for Mexico tonight, and wasn’t hugely used in their qualification campaign either. However, he has scored 35 international goals in 62 appearances, which is a surprisingly good return.

Only 26, he still has a lot of football left in him, as a cliched commentator would say. 37 goals in 101 appearances for Manchester United in every competition imaginable is a huge string to his bow, and given that he’d be allowed to leave for a respectable fee, there should be a fair few clubs interested in his signature.

He would be a perfect signing for both Newcastle and Everton, who both need strikers proven to score goals at this level. He both wants, and needs, regular first team football in order to recapture his form and force his way back in to his countries first team, and is well worth the gamble.

See him, more likely than not, coming off the bench for Mexico tonight against Cameroon [5pm ITV].

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