Photo: Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez arrives at Bayer Leverkusen for medical

The Mexican attacker has joined up with the German side for the new season.

Manchester United are on the verge of agreeing a shock deal that will see French striker Anthony Martial join the club from AS Monaco.

Bringing in a striker has been deemed a priority from the club this summer but a marquee name was expected, Martial is a shock potential buy, despite his obvious talent.

His arrival should see the departure of Javier Hernandez. The Mexican has been linked with a host of teams in recent weeks and months but it is now becoming clear that he will ply his trade in the German Bundesliga this season.

Bayer Leverkusen have been linked with the player over the weekend, with a loan deal being mooted. Now, Bild have snapped him arriving in Germany ahead of completing a move to the club before the German transfer window shuts at midnight.

The Mexican is now set to undergo a medical this afternoon before finalising his move to the German club.

Hernandez has been struggling for first-team football for some time at United and spent last season at Real Madrid on a similar spell.

He recently missed a penalty for United against Club Brugge in the Champions League – an action that has seemingly sealed his fate.

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