The West Ham head coach spoke to the Tottenham Hotspur striker about a switch but has revealed why the move didn't happen.
The former Leeds boss is the new bookies' favourite, with Rotherham's manager being ruled out by the chairman.
The French international believes the team looks 'fantastic' at the moment.
Saido Berahino has been training with the rest of the squad West Bromwich Albion this week ahead of Saturday's Premier League game against Southampton.
Hendrie left Scotland to move to West Ham at the end of last season.
West Brom striker Anichebe will not be moving to Derby County.
Jari Litmanen won the Champions League with the now Manchester United manager while with Ajax in 1995 and has been singing his praises.
The summer has proven to be an unusually fruitful time for the Yorkshire outfit.
The Watford midfielder left Tottenham Hotspur this summer.
Jose Mourinho has addressed the media ahead of Chelsea's trip to Everton in the Premier League this weekend.
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