Valencia are going full offensive to sign West Ham United striker Javier Hernandez before Thursday’s transfer deadline.
Los Che are in desperate need of a striker after allowing Michy Batshuayi return to Chelsea earlier this month and seeing the likes of Rodrigo and Kevin Gameiro struggle for goals.
The struggle for goals has cost Valencia a number of points this season with fans showing their frustrations during games at the Mestalla.
Having scouted the market over the winter break, officials at the Spanish club indicated Mexican forward Hernandez as a potential option.
Reports in England claimed last week that a loan bid was rejected, but Hernandez’ agent, Eduardo Hernandez – has now been in Spain to agree a deal.
Intereconomía Valencia claim that a deal is on track, but the deadline of 48 hours is causing a problem.
Hernandez has spent the last 18 months at West Ham after signing from Bayer Leverkusen but has failed to find regular football.
The 30-year-old has scored 12 goals in 42 league appearances for the Hammers and has experienced of playing in La Liga, having spent time on loan with Real Madrid during his career.