Many has compared him with Manchester United legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, possibly because Javier Hernandez has the knack of coming on as a sub and grabbing vital goals. But there’s an even older United legend that Chicharito can be likened to. Those with long enough memories may or may not agree that the young Mexican shows a lot of similarities to Denis Law. The King used to take his goals – lots of them, in much the same way that Hernandez does today. Always in the right place at the right time to somehow find a way of nicking the ball into the net. Rarely did either of them slam pile drivers from 20 or 30 metres like Wayne Rooney sometimes does but if there’s a sniff, you can bet that Chicharito will profit from it just as Law used to do. Here’s his two goals in Mexico’s 3-1 defeat of Paraguay on Saturday.
The arctic like weather conditions has ensured that Manchester United fans have got no football to look forward to for another week. It gives us the chance to say farewell to a legend who has departed Old Trafford after almost a decade and a half. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has left to rejoin his first club, FK Molde, as first team manager. ManUtd.com caught up with Ole earlier this week for an in depth chat with Sam Bartram
Spain’s Valencia comes to Old Trafford on Tuesday night hoping to register their first away win over Manchester United and collect the three points which will take them to the top of Group C. Three previous visits produced two draws and a defeat. With both sides assured of progressing to the knockout stage of the Champions League, another honourable draw will not surprise especially if Sir Alex Ferguson decides to field a starting line up with one eye upon the top of the table clash against Arsenal on Monday.