Javier Hernandez responds to Rio Ferdinand tweet

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Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez has been in sensational form this season and has been the subject of praise from all corners recently. 

In fact, his performances in Germany have been well documented in England, with many questioning Louis van Gaal's decision to move him on from Manchester United in the summer transfer window. 

And one man that has congratulated Hernandez is his former teammate Rio Ferdinand. The 37-year-old sent Chicharito a tweet, insisting that he always knew the forward would score if given a run of games. 


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Taking to Twitter, Ferdinand stated: "Hate to say it... I told you all @CH14_ would score if given run of games.!!! Good to see you enjoying Ya football bro."

Hernandez duly responded, thanking Ferdinand for his kind words. The forward tweeted: "Thanks rio!!!" 

Remarkable Hernandez

You really have to give the Mexican a great deal of credit for his sublime start to life in Germany. With 10 Bundesliga goals - and five Champions League strikes - Hernandez appears to be going from strength-to-strength under the guidance of Roger Schmidt.

Always a great threat in front of goal, Hernandez appears to be at home at the BayArena, so there's no reason why he won't be able to maintain his current form throughout the course of the season.  

But would he really score for United? 

The notion that Van Gaal was wrong to offload him may not be entirely correct. Yes, he has scored goals for fun in Germany, but would he really have delivered at United? 

Hernandez isn't the man the Red Devils need. With service, the likes of Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney have the ability to fire home for United, but there is a lack of creativity and pace in the ranks right now. It's probably not Hernandez that Van Gaal needs at this stage. 

Manchester United fans: did Van Gaal make a mistake by selling Hernandez? Have your say below!

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