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Fergie lauds goal ace Hernandez

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson lauded Javier Hernandez after the striker steered his side into the Champions League quarter-final.

The summer signing scored a brace, either side of half time, in the 2-1 win against Marseille at Old Trafford to make it five goals in five appearances and 16 in all in his debut season.

Hernandez's remarkable impact has been a huge bonus for United, according to Ferguson.

He opened the scoring in the fifth minute by getting on the end of a cross from Wayne Rooney. His second in the 76th minute was almost identical with substitute Antonio Valencia finding Giggs, who supplied the delivery.

Ferguson said: "I think we are surprised. When we bought him we thought it would take him some time to adjust first of all.

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KingPin4162d ago

Javier Hernandez - this young man could be the next greatest goal scorer in recent years since the haydays of Ronaldo (CR7). he's quality is exceptional. everything from his pace to his final touch is simply superb. really enjoy watching him.

P.S - hands off REAL MADRID!!