Chicharito advises Ferguson over transfer policy

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Javier Hernandez has reportedly advised Sir Alex Ferguson to sign Guillermo Ochoa in his quest for a new goalkeeper.

According to, the Mexico no.1 was close to joining Fulham last season when it appeared that Mark Schwarzer would join Arsenal, but ultimately remained with Club America. now reports that Hernandez is hopeful his international teammate will succeed Edwin van der Sar at Old Trafford when the 40-year-old retires at the end of the season.

The 22-year-old is said to have pleaded with Ferguson in order to get his wish, but whether the United boss will heed the advice of his strike starlet remains to be seen.


Replacing Van der Sar will be a test for Ferguson, who went through a number of 'keepers before settling on the Dutchman after the departure of Peter Schmeichel from Old Trafford.

The United boss is thought to be pursuing several potential replacements for his current first choice gloveman - with the likes of Manuel Neuer, Maarten Stekelenburg and David De Gea all linked with the prestigious role.

It had previously been reported that German stopper Neuer was United's top target this coming summer, but he has today ruled out a potential move to Old Trafford by stating his intention to remain with Schalke.

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