West Ham closing in on signing of Bayer Leverkusen’s Javier Hernandez

It was reported that the two clubs had reached an agreement over the transfer of Hernandez on Thursday, who allegedly has a £13m release clause in his contract.

West Ham United have stopped short in revealing the fee, but they are now in a position to say that a deal should be completed in the coming days.

A statement read: “West Ham United and Bayer Leverkusen have agreed terms for the transfer of Javier Hernandez to London Stadium.

“The former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker will fly to London in the coming days to finalise personal terms and undergo a medical with the Hammers.”

The Mexican international has spent the last two seasons with the Bundesliga side, where he has scored 39 goals in 76 appearances in all competitions.

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