Javier Hernandez
Chicharito was not in van Gaal's plans at Manchester United

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Javier 'Chichartio' Hernandez has explained his decision to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid, claiming that "there is no player in the world who would say no" to joining the Champions League winners.

Real Madrid officially announced the signing of the Mexican international striker on Monday morning after agreeing a season-long loan deal with United, with the option to make the move permanent at the end of the campaign.

The 26-year-old forward passed the medical in the Spanish capital before being officially unveiled as a new Real Madrid player.

"First I want to say I am delighted to be here," Hernandez was quoted as saying by AS during the press conference.

"This is a dream come true. There is no player in the world who would say no to joining Real Madrid."

Chicharito takes the number 14 shirt left by Xabi Alonso and is expected to back up first-choice number nine Karim Benzema, filling the vacancy left by Alvaro Morata's departure to Juventus.

When asked whether he is ready to accept a role on the bench, Chicharito said: "This is great opportunity to do what I do best in life, to play football. I will enjoy this and help the team.

"I was delighted when I heard Real Madrid were interested in me and now I will try to help them."

"I never set a goals target. The most important thing is Madrid win. What is in my hands is my attitude and I am very motivated about it."

Some people in Spain have questioned whether Hernandez has the talent to play for Real Madrid, after he was restricted to a bit-part role under former boss David Moyes last season.

"Last season was bad for all Manchester United players, not just for me. Real Madrid supporters will see a very committed player. I will try to help the team to win titles," he said.

"Not every player can play in this club and I have a special motivation because of that. This is a big responsibility."