Javier Hernandez will seal a move to the Premier League club from Bayer Leverkusen upon the successful completion of a medical

Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez will sign for West Ham from Bayer Leverkusen subject to a medical, the two clubs have announced.

The 29-year-old Mexico international moved to Leverkusen from Old Trafford, following a season on loan at Real Madrid, in August 2015.

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He scored 39 goals in 76 competitive games for the Bundesliga side and will bolster Slaven Bilic’s attacking options, with the West Ham boss having already signed Joe Hart on a season-long loan along with the England goalkeeper’s former Manchester City team-mate Pablo Zabaleta.

West Ham are said to be paying a fee in the region of £13 million for Hernandez’s services.

A statement on West Ham’s official website read: “West Ham United and Bayer Leverkusen have agreed terms for the transfer of Javier Hernandez to London Stadium.

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“The former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker will fly to London in the coming days to finalise personal terms and undergo a medical with the Hammers.”

West Ham are also reported to be on the brink of signing Stoke City forward Marco Arnautovic, with a £24m fee understood to have been agreed between the two Premier League sides.

Chicharito became Mexico’s all-time leading goalscorer in May, recording his 47 international goal during a friendly against Croatia.

He recently represented El Tri at the Confederations Cup in Russia.

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