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Man Utd boss Ferguson explains blocking Chicharito from Mexico Olympics team

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson admits he's blocked Javier Hernandez from turning out for Mexico in the London Olympics.

United have taken a hard-line stance on all their eligible over-age players for the Olympics.

"Mexico have five games in the summer," said Ferguson.

"After you have played a full season in England, five more games is a big task. We are trying to cut that down a bit.

"Mexico is a very patriotic country and all their players are patriotic. Javier wants to play. But we want him to get some proper rest."

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