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Ferguson rejects idea of loaning out new Man Utd signing Hernandez

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will not be sending Mexican striker Javier Hernandez out on loan. Ferguson has chosen the Mexico striker and Federico Macheda as the players to rival Wayne Rooney, Dimitar Berbatov and Michael Owen, once fit.

The 22 year old made an instant impact in his first match for the club after arriving from Chivas Guadalajara, scoring in the 5-2 victory against the MLS All-Stars.

Macheda, four years younger, bagged a brace and Ferguson believes both players have bright futures.

"I need to keep Macheda and Hernandez," said the United boss. "There was a lot of purpose in the way they played their football.

"To play for a club like this is not just about talent. You need something else and they've got something else. I am pleased with that."

Ferguson believes Hernandez has similar qualities to England striker Rooney.

Ferguson said: "If we are talking about a combination with Wayne, I think we would need to adjust a bit. They are similar types of players.

"We will assess Hernandez really well and make sure we can bring him to good consistent form.

"There are still little things to do but not a great deal. One he gets used to our training I think he will be okay."

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