Slaven Bilic comments on West Ham-linked striker Javier Hernandez

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Slaven Bilic has had his say on speculation linking Manchester United's Javier Hernandez with a move to West Ham.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has been quoted by talkSPORT commenting on links with Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez.

The 27-year-old has fallen out of favour at Manchester United since Louis van Gaal's arrival last summer and, despite the Old Trafford outfit's current lack of attacking options, he continues to be linked with an exit.

The Mirror has claimed that Chicharito is wanted by both the Hammers and Serie A side Torino.

Nonetheless, recently appointed Hammers boss Bilic remains coy over the club's chances of bringing the sought-after striker to Upton Park, having seemingly received mixed signals regarding his reported availability. 

According to talkSPORT, the Croatian head coach said: "There's no clear answer whether he's for sale or not."

"Some people are saying he's not for sale. Now the situation is that, not from Man United, some people think he's not for sale, others say he's not for sale until they buy."

"Too many if, buts. Of course, he's a good player."

Hernandez spent the previous season on loan at Spanish giants Real Madrid, where he made 23 La Liga appearances - in just seven of which he started - while scoring seven goals.

In theory, he would be an excellent signing for the Hammers, who continue to search for solutions to their ongoing injury crisis up front. 

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