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Man United's Hernandez hospitalised with concussion

July 28, 2011 09:01 IST

Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez spent Tuesday night in hospital after suffering a concussion on the club's pre-season tour of the United States.

The 23-year-old, nicknamed Chicharito or 'little pea', was injured during training at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey ahead of United's friendly with the MLS All-stars, the club said on Wednesday.

Javier Hernandez"Chicharito sustained a mild concussion during training last night," a United spokesperson said on the club website (www.manutd.com).

"We have taken all the necessary precautions, which included an overnight stay in hospital.

"The manager will give further updates in due course."

Hernandez, who has 29 international caps, scored 13 Premier League goals in his debut campaign after signing from Mexican side Chivas de Guadalajara for just seven million pounds ($11.4 million).

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