Updates on two reported deals involving Tottenham and Manchester United for Chicharito and Lloris

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Updates regarding Manchester United and Tottenham players Javier Hernandez and Hugo Lloris.

Manchester United and Tottenham have been circling each other all summer like two sharks, neither ready to take the first bite.

Spurs have been labelled as favourites to sign United striker Javier Hernandez, as reported the London Evening Standard, who claim he is a 'principal' target for the club.

A deal however appears increasingly difficult, with Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal expressing the Mexican's importance to his side.

He told ManUtd.com: "The striker is Rooney and Chicharito is the second striker, and he knows that."

Hernandez is coming off the back of a season long loan at Real Madrid, and has a fresh chance to prove himself at Old Trafford.

Unless United sign a big name attacker before the end of the transfer window, it would appear Tottenham's chances of signing the striker are at a dead end.

Meanwhile rumours persist that United are still keen on signing Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, with ESPN reporting he is high on their list of replacements for David de Gea, and claim that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is now bracing himself for an offer.

Spurs are likely to resist their advances to sell, although they would have to hope Lloris' head would not be turned by any approach.

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