Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez will not be cutting his loan spell at Real Madrid short, according to the player's agent.
The Mexican, who signed on with the Spanish giants in the summer following the arrival of Radamel Falcao from Monaco, has been using sparingly in the capital and has found his route to the first team blocked by the imposing figure of French superstar Karim Benzema.
But the player's agent has rejected claims of a return to Manchester and instead expressed his belief that his client will remain in Spain until the end of the season.
Speaking to Spanish newspaper Marca, Eduardo Hernandez has revealed that whilst his client would prefer more playing time, he understands the decision given the current plethora of superstars the side currently possess.
"Sometimes the media speculate too much and assume situations. He will not leave the club in January," he said.
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"He is eager to play more minutes but he knows that hard work will open up more opportunities. He has his future ahead of him.
"Real Madrid are a team full of impressive players and obviously to earn a spot is difficult, but Javier has a great quality in working hard, like he has since the first day, and this is his quality.'
Despite Louis Van Gaal's already star-studded strikeforce, the player's agent has refused to rule out a surprise return to Old Trafford.
Robin Van Persie, Wayne Rooney, Falcao and James Wilson are the four strikers at the manager's disposal, yet an opportunity could arise if the Mexican impresses and Falcao fails to prove his worth.
"If Madrid do not exercise the option to buy it will not be until the end of the season,' Hernandez senior said.
"In any case, we have to consult with the board of Manchester United to know what the future holds for Chicharito.'