The Major League Soccer (MLS) landscape might see a familiar face in a new jersey soon. Hector Herrera, a current Houston Dynamo midfielder, has extended a friendly invitation to his longtime friend Javier Hernandez to consider joining the Houston Dynamo for the upcoming season.
Javier Hernandez, commonly known as Chicharito, bid farewell to LA Galaxy following the culmination of the 2023 season. Herrera, speaking in an interview, acknowledged his strong friendship with Hernandez, forged through shared experiences in the Mexican National Team. Despite being on opposing sides in MLS, their bond has remained steadfast.
Hernandez's decision to depart LA Galaxy stemmed from an extensive injury that led to his non-renewal with the team, making him a free agent. Sensing an opportunity, Herrera reached out to his friend, proposing a return to MLS with Houston Dynamo.
In the conversation between the two Mexican football stars, Herrera confirmed that Chicharito expressed gratitude for the invitation and shared positive news regarding his recovery from surgery. Hernandez indicated that his rehabilitation progress might surpass expectations, potentially enabling an earlier return to full fitness than anticipated. While he remains a free agent, Chicharito affirmed his openness to consider any potential offers.
"He told me that his recovery was going very well, and he believed he might be back sooner than expected. He mentioned he was open to listening to proposals of any kind," Herrera affirmed.
For now, the potential move remains in the realm of possibilities, but the friendship between Herrera and Hernandez has set the stage for an intriguing storyline in the upcoming MLS season. Watch this space for further updates on Chicharito's potential move to the Houston Dynamo.