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West Ham's 2-goal Javier Hernandez: I want to be starting

West Ham striker Javier Hernandez was delighted with his brace for their 4-3 win over Huddersfield.

The Irons looked to be dead and buried when Karlan Grant put the Premier League's bottom side 3-1 up with 25 minutes to go, but two headers from the Mexican either side of Angelo Ogbonna's goal snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.

After marking his 50th Premier League appearance for the Club with his 14th and 15th goals, the 30-year-old was understandably happy.

“Our comeback was pretty good with the effort of the whole team and even the players who started tried to do their best," he began. “In the second half we found ourselves behind and tried to overcome that and we did it."

While he has now scored 20 Premier League goals after coming on as a substitute, Chicharito hopes his two-goal show will see him return to the starting eleven after the international break.

“I want to be on the pitch as much as I can to be honest," he confirmed. “If I need to help my teammates as a substitute, I'll try to do my best, but I want to start and to play as many minutes as I can.

“Hopefully I can keep proving that by scoring goals, with assists and good performances and we can try and get in the top seven."

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