West Ham have all but completed a move for Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez after the Mexico international arrived at London Heathrow for a medical today.
The medical was the only stage of the transfer left with a £16 million fee and personal terms already agreed between player and club, and with no complications expected, it is likely the former Manchester United man will be announced as a West Ham player in the coming day or so.
The move will come with a sense of relief to both West Ham fans and manager Slaven Bilic, both who have been desperate for the club to sign a new striker ahead of the new season.
Injury problems and poor form have plagued their current crop of frontmen, with Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho succumbing to both.
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