With the first match of the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League forthcoming for Manchester United, striker Javier Hernandez is keen to have another deep run much like the one in his debut season. In 2010-11, the Red Devils were the tournament runner-up when the club dropped the final against Barcelona.
Last season, however, United failed to get out of the group stage, and faltered once more when entering the Europa League.
"We want to prove we can win," Hernandez told the team's official website. "[We won't] make the same mistakes as we did last season."
The Mexican international argued that United's track record should set it apart in this year's competition, as Sir Alex Ferguson's boys have to live up to the team's lofty history.
“We know the history of this club,” he said. “We know we have to aim for the top in every competition. We always look to the Champions League final and we try to win it. That’s the only thing in our mind."
Chicharito started last weekend's game against Wigan Athletic while Robin van Persie came on as a substitute. He is not expected to start against Galatasaray.
“I'm always ready if the boss asks me to start or be on the bench. I'm focused on the most important thing - the game [Wednesday]. I'm looking forward to it,” he said.