Javier Hernandez returning to Premier League with West Ham United
Mexico striker Javier Hernandez has agreed to return to the Premier League with West Ham, the club confirmed on Thursday.
Hernandez one of the world’s most popular footballers is on his way to the Premier League. On Thursday, West Ham United announced that they’d come to an agreement with Bayer Leverkusen for the transfer of “Chicharito” Javier Hernandez.
— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) July 20, 2017
Sources close to West Ham has told that a deal was close to completion, with Hernandez’s £13 million (€14.5m, $16.9m) release clause set to be activated.
Hernandez scored 59 goals in 156 appearances for United after arriving at Old Trafford in 2010, before joining Leverkusen for £7.3m in August 2015.He has netted 39 times in 76 matches for the German club.
— Bayer 04 Leverkusen (@bayer04fussball) July 20, 2017
The former Manchester United frontman, 29, will fly to London to finalise personal terms and have a medical.
Chicharito became Mexico’s all-time leading goalscorer in May, recording his 47th international goal during a friendly against Croatia.
He recently represented El Tri at the Confederations Cup in Russia where they lost the third place match against Portugal to finish 4th in the tournament.