The Mexican marksman impressed at the World Cup but the competition for a striking spot is intense at Old Trafford - particularly if Ferguson persists with a formation that relies on only one out-and-out attacker.
"What I want is to play," begged Hernandez. "I hope to have the opportunity to show myself at Manchester United, one of the biggest teams in the world.
"I'm going to report with them in July and I look forward to a new stage in my career.
"I've been devoted to the national team. Some people are aware of this [the possibility of a loan] and I will learn more in the coming hours and make a decision.
"But my priority is to earn a place with Manchester United."