​Former Manchester United defender turned BT Sport pundit Rio Ferdinand has suggested that his former teammate Javier Hernandez would score '20+ goals' for both Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.


The English international played with the little Mexican from 2010 to 2014 at Old Trafford during the latter stages of his career, and watched Hernandez consistently perform in a United shirt when called upon, scoring 36 goals in his first three seasons with the club.

Manchester United's Mexican striker Javi

And now, having watched Hernandez take on Tottenham Hotspur for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions Leagues group stages at Wembley stadium, Ferdinand has called upon both Mauricio Pochettino's side, as well as their London rivals Arsenal, to seriously consider the poacher in the transfer market.


Speaking on BT Sport during his punditry work on Spurs' European clash, Ferdinand said: "If he played for Spurs he'd get 20 goals. He'd do it for Arsenal. He'd do it for all the teams in the Premier League. 

"He did it for Manchester United getting 15-20 goals a season. The kid is a dream to work with as well."



Despite not exactly being a 'kid' at the ripe old age of 28, Hernandez has certainly proven he can score goals at the top level, and since joining Leverkusen in 2015, has scored 22 goals in 36 appearances for the club, including five in eight games already this season.


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