The Mexican netted 19 goals in all competitions last season but insists he can improve on his performances following his Gold Cup victory this summerJavier Hernandez has vowed to repay Manchester United for the faith shown in him during his first season at Old Trafford.
The 23-year-old surprised many by his swift adaptation to the Premier League following his £8 million move from Chivas in April last year and the Mexican was able to contribute to United's title-winning campaign with 19 goals.
Hernandez, who won the Gold Cup with Mexico this summer and finished as the tournament's leading goalscorer with seven, feels he has more to offer Sir Alex Ferguson's side after a promising first term.
"I’ve been treated wonderfully in Manchester, and I simply need to repay that faith," he told Fifa.com. "I had a very good first season and I hope to be able to contribute much more. I think there are good times ahead with this team and I’m very excited about the opportunities ahead in the coming season."
"I’ve been treated wonderfully in Manchester, and I simply need to repay that faith," Hernandez continued. "I had a very good first season and I hope to be able to contribute much more."
In the wake of Carlos Tevez's inability to settle in Manchester, Hernandez revealed that the arrival of his sister aided his adaptation to life in English football.
"Moving to a new country is always difficult, but the fact my dad and my sister came to live with me was a huge help," said Hernandez.
"That made things easier. In fact, what I miss most about Mexico isn’t the food or the customs, it’s my family and the way we’d all sit around chatting together on an evening."
On his Gold Cup success this summer, Hernandez claimed Mexico went into the tournament without expectation but insists a strong work rate was required to lift the trophy after beating the USA in the final.
"The team’s hard work and commitment were what kept us on the winning trail," Hernandez said.
"We were also very effective in front of goal, but that shouldn’t fool people into thinking it was easy.
"Right from the off, we said to ourselves that we weren’t under any obligation. We try and win every game we play and every tournament we enter, but success only comes with hard work.
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