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Hernandez: Why I Left Man Utd

Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez has revealed why he left the Red Devils to join Bayer Leverkusen.

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The 27-year-old joined the Bundesliga side on a three-year deal for €12 million and explained why he chose Leverkusen.

"I want to go back to feeling important and happy. I want to find happiness," he said at his unveiling.

"Bayer made me feel important and loved and coming here was not a difficult decision to make. They made me feel wanted.

"I want to help and achieve important things. I have felt very loved.

"I hope to accomplish things in my head and in my heart."

The Mexican striker is also looking forward to the atmosphere in Bundesliga stadiums.

"I have played in two of the three major leagues in Europe – the Premier League and the Primera Division in Spain," Hernandez added.

"Now I want to experience the Bundesliga. I have heard a lot about the great stadiums in Germany, where the fans are unique.

"It's wonderful to get the chance to play for a club like Leverkusen, who I know from the Champions League.

"This is a great opportunity and I want to achieve great things here."

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Hernandez made 157 appearances for the Red Devils, scoring 59 goals and assisting a further 20 strikes.

Do you think Hernandez will be a success at Leverkusen? Have your say in the comments section below.

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