Photo: Javier Hernandez joins up with Manchester United for training, De Gea finally smiles

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Tottenham linked striker Javier Hernandez is back with the Manchester United squad.

Javier Hernandez is back in training for Manchester United, after flying to the US to join up with his teammates.

Chicharito had been late to join the squad after his involvement at the Copa America for Mexico.

His future has been the subject of debate, with The Express reporting Tottenham Hotspur were planning a bid of £8 million for him just last week.

Hernandez was sent out on loan to Real Madrid last season, where he struggled for starts but scored a crucial winner in the Champions League past rivals Atletico Madrid.

United are currently light in attack, with Robin van Persie sold to Fenerbahce, and also deciding not to take up their option to buy Radamel Falcao permanently.

Wayne Rooney is first choice, but Hernandez remains an underrated alternative, considering he scored 20 goals in his first season with the club.

Louis van Gaal appears intent on using him, and interested clubs like Tottenham will have to wait for now. It could of course change if United add another striker to their attack before the transfer window closes.

Notbaly pictured above also was Sergio Romero in his first training session after joining, while Hernandez's arrival even cracked a smile from David de Gea, who has been glum whenever pictured throughout the club's US tour so far.

 

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