Manchester United pair tip Chicharito to be club's most important player

Chicharito Interview

Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia and goalkeeper David De Gea have tipped Chicharito to be the club’s most important player next season.

Javier Hernandez faces a summer of uncertainty in the respect that no one seems to have any idea over how David Moyes plans to use him next season.

The Mexican has been cracking in the goals for his country, backing up his words of disappointment over not being used more in important matches for his club side.

Hernandez’s current status at Old Trafford is a primary striker but behind Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie in the pecking order, which he’ll have to try and change himself or he’ll eventually end up leaving the club.

He’s a popular guy with the fans and with his teammates with two of them backing him to succeed and make a dramatic difference to the team next season.

“You can’t say any more about Javier! He’s been here now for three seasons and if you were to try and work out how many times he’s made the difference, it’s just incredible,” Valencia told ManUnited.com.

So what are his actual chances of being the most important player for Manchester United next season?

Well he’s adapted to the Premier League perfectly so there are no worries over his size and how opposition defences try to target him.

His first job is getting into the team and if he smacks in the goals for Mexico, plays well over pre-season and takes advantage of a possible start in the Community Shield he’ll have earned that chance.

Once he’s there he just has to give in to his natural urges and desire when it comes to scoring goals.

He’s a poacher and loves nothing more than sticking the ball into the back of the net on a regular basis.

He has to try and outscore both Rooney and van Persie through the early part of the season because if he does that, his importance to the team is highlighted and he can justify keeping his place.

“In terms of goals scored per minutes on the field, I think he’s the best in the league, and that’s what it’s all about. He hasn’t had many good runs of games,” added De Gea.

He just has to keep up that ratio and eventually he’ll be starting because it would be a huge error for David Moyes to carry on using him as a super sub which he’ll eventually get tired of.

Once he’s starting, it’s all down to him because the second he doesn’t play well, he’ll be back on the bench and back to square one.

It’s clear though that all he seems to want is a chance in the first team and once he has that, he’ll just run around like a mad man scoring goals until Moyes gives him a rest.

Do you think he'll be United's best or most important player next season?

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