West Ham United are believed to be readying a £12m offer for Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez.
The Hammers are desperate for a new striker due to injury concerns over Andy Carroll and Enner Valencia, who is expected to miss the next three months with knee and ankle injuries.
Hernandez is looking to leave Old Trafford in order to secure regular first-team football, but the Red Devils seem to be reluctant to sell without first signing a replacement.
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They batted away an £8.5m offer from West Ham earlier this summer, but the London Evening Standard reports that the Londoners are hopeful of landing the Mexican with an improved £12m bid.
The 27-year-old, who has scored 59 goals in 154 games for United, with 69 of those appearances coming as a substitute, has also been linked with West Ham’s capital rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
Chicharito, whose contract in Manchester expires in 2016, spent last season on loan at Real Madrid, where he scored nine goals in 33 matches, and has not played for United since August 2014.
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