Report: Valencia expected to target West Ham's Javier Hernandez this summer

West Ham United's Javier Hernandez and Huddersfield Town's Aaron Mooy during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Huddersfield Town at London Stadium on March 16, 2019 in...

West Ham United striker Javier Hernandez is reportedly expected to be on Valencia's radar this summer.

Javier Hernandez of West Ham United celebrates their third goal by touching the club crest during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Huddersfield Town at London Stadium...

According to a report from Football London, Valencia are expected to make a fresh move to try and sign Javier Hernandez from West Ham this summer having reportedly targeted the striker in January.

Marca reported during the previous window that the Mexican had even agreed terms with the La Liga club, but the Hammers had blocked the 30-year-old leaving the London Stadium.

 

But it appears that that may not deter Los Che when the window reopens in the coming months, as Football London is reporting that Valencia are expected to go back in for Hernandez.

It is not clear how West Ham view Hernandez's future. But perhaps it may be a decision that may split the Hammers supporters given that the former Manchester United man has scored 15 Premier League goals since arriving in 2017 - including a brace in the stunning comeback win against Huddersfield Town at the weekend.

Javier Hernandez of West Ham United celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal with his team mates during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Huddersfield Town at...

Unfortunately for Hernandez, he appears to be most influential for Manuel Pellegrini's side when he is coming off the bench, and he has thus, only started in 28 of the 50 top flight games he has played for the Irons.

It may be a gamble to let him go however, with no player in the West Ham squad reaching double figures for league goals this season. He may frustrate the supporters at times, but there is no question that he is a fantastic option to throw on when the team is in desperate need of a goal.

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini looks on from the bench before the Premier League match between Cardiff City and West Ham United at Cardiff City Stadium on March 9, 2019 in Cardiff,...

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