Ian Wright: Arsenal must sign Javier Hernandez

Chicharito Interview

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has urged the club to try and sign Manchester United's Javier Hernandez.

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has urged the club to sign Javier Hernandez to solve their striker problems this summer.

The Gunners have only the unproven Yaya Sanogo and oft-criticised Nicklas Bendtner as back-up to Olivier Giroud, are are expected to strengthen in the striker department in the summer, with the Dane's contract also set to expire.

Mexican striker Hernandez has only been a bit-part player this season, with David Moyes overlooking him in the Champions League for a half-fit Wayne Rooney.

This season he has played 21 Premier League games, butg averaged just over 33 minutes per-appearance when selected.

  TeamPosMins / appsAppsMins
Javier Hernández Man Utd FW 33.71 21 708

United have been linked with top striker Edinson Cavani in recent days, whose arrival would push Chicharito further down the pecking order. 

Atletico Madrid are said to be interested in the United man, whose future may also depend on whether Robin van Persie forces a summer exit or not.

Hernandez is known for his clinical finishing ability, and compared to Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud he is lethal. 

  TeamPosGoal % of total shotsMins
Javier Hernández Man Utd FW 22.22 708
Olivier Giroud Arsenal FW 13.59 2,833

Hernandez has had less time on the pitch but has made good use of it. He has found the net with 22 per cent of his chances, while Giroud has scored with just 13.5 per cent of his shots.

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