The former Manchester United coach says the Mexican has long had his heart set on playing for Los Blancos and is backing him to succeed at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The Mexico international joined Los Blancos on a season-long from the Red Devils just before the close of the summer transfer window.MORE: Beautiful people who love the beautiful game | Transfer photos
"He will do very well in Madrid," Ferguson said at a UEFA coaching conference. "He will score many goals, for sure. He's very focused mentally and his wish was always to play in Madrid. He will come good there."
Hernandez, who represented Mexico at this summer's World Cup, scored 59 times in 154 appearances in all competitions for United.