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Chicharito denies taking swipe at Man Utd teammate Van Persie

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez insists he wasn't looking to insult Robin van Persie with a post on Instagram this week.

The Mexican had posted an image of himself and Patrice Evra on his Instagram page with the caption "Without your team-mates you can't be somebody in football, always be thankful..."

Some media claimed it was cryptically directed at van Persie but, as Chicharito pointed out on his Twitter page on Thursday night, the post "had nothing to do" with the Dutchman.

The 25-year-old added: "Why do the press always take comments out of context? We are great team-mates working for the same goal - the team.

"And because the team isn't doing as well as we'd like, everyone just wants to make everything look like a bad thing!"

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