Glenn Hoddle: Why Man United were wrong to sell Javier Hernandez

Glenn Hoddle runs the rule over Manchester United reject Javier Hernandez

Glenn Hoddle has questioned why Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal sold Javier Hernandez in the summer.

The Mexico international completed a £7.3m move to Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen from United after he was deemed surplus to requirements by Van Gaal at Old Trafford.

No manager has said here are 30 games, show me how many you can score

Glenn Hoddle

However, the 27-year-old striker has already scored an impressive seven goals in 12 Bundesliga games and has also netted five times in six Champions League appearances.

In fact, the Mexican has scored 12 times in his last 11 games in all competitions for Leverkusen, whilst Van Gaal’s men have only netted nine goals in their last 11 outings.

Former Chelsea and Tottenham manager Hoddle can’t understand why Hernandez has never received the support of any of his previous manager before his move to Leverkusen.

“I don’t know why they let him go,” Hoddle told BT Sport.

“I’ve been saying it for two years. He has great movement. If you create for him, then he scores goal. No manager has put their hat on him.

“No manager has said here are 30 games, show me how many you can score, apart from now at Bayer Leverkusen. He has 12 goals in his last 11 games.”

Hernandez scored 59 goals in 157 games in all competitions for United during a five-year career.

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The Mexican spent last season on loan at La Liga giants Real Madrid after falling out-of-favour under Van Gaal.

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