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Mexico's Olympic hero has opened the door to a potential transfer to Europe and picked the Premier League, Serie A and La Liga as his favoured possible destinations

Oribe Peralta has admitted his ambition to ply his trade in Europe on a weekly basis after inspiring Mexico to gold at the Olympic Games on Saturday.

The striker netted twice in the final of the men's football tournament at London 2012 as El Tri sunk huge favourites Brazil to take home the gold medal.

And despite recently signing a new contract with his club, Santos Laguna, the 28-year-old has now expressed his desire to secure a transatlantic transfer.

"Europe suits me fine: England, Italy or Spain, there is plenty of choices," Peralta told La Gazzetta.

"I'm fine in Mexico, but our football is not the same showcase as the other major leagues. This experience can change your life, but I'm happy because with gave great joy to our country."

Peralta scored 28 goals in the top tier of Mexican football last season and netted four times as Mexico won their first gold in Olympic football.

The striker also stated that Manchester United man Chicharito is an inspiration for him and other players, and he hopes to follow in his footsteps.

He added: "It's very special to have won it at Wembley. It's a world famous stadium. I would love to come and play in England. We have shown we can compete and get good results against English teams.

"Chicharito is an inspiration to us, scoring goals, and we want to be like him. He scores many ­important goals for Manchester United."
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