25 Jul, 20:30
Javier Hernandez says he cannot wait to face his former club Manchester United on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season.
The Mexico striker has joined West Ham on a three-year deal from Bayer Leverkusen, who signed him from United for £7.3m in 2015. According to reports Hernandez who returns to Old Trafford admits he was "desperate" to return to the Premier League and wants to repay West Ham boss Slaven Bilic for making consistent efforts to sign him.
-I think I will be a little bit more excited than my team-mates to be back at Old Trafford.To start the season with my new team there is important and I will be happy to be there, said Hernandez.
Hernandez spent six seasons at Manchester United after being signed by Sir Alex Ferguson, scoring 59 goals in 157 appearances for the club.