Tottenham interested in signing Man Utd striker Hernandez
Tottenham Hotspur have approached Manchester United to enquire about the possibility of signing striker Javier Hernandez, with the Premier League champions wanting £15m, the Daily Mirror has reported.
The 25-year-old arrived at Old Trafford from Chivas in his native Mexico in the summer of 2010. Despite being a regular goal scorer throughout his time with Man Utd, first team opportunities have become increasingly limited, with Hernandez making only nine Premier League starts last season after finding himself behind Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and Danny Welbeck in the pecking order.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is looking to add another new striker to his squad this summer, having already signed Roberto Soldado for £26m. Despite the addition of the Spaniard, however, they remain light in attack, with Emmanuel Adebayor and Jermain Defoe both being linked with moves to other clubs.
Man Utd are valuing Hernandez at around £15m, although Tottenham’s preferred amount is between £7-8m. Any deal though would continue the White Hart Lane club’s massive summer spending spree, as they prepare to sign Roma playmaker Erik Lamela in another £26m deal.
Hernandez has scored 50 goals in 117 appearances in all competitions for United, 46 of which as a substitute.
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