Chelsea are set to go head-to-head with West Ham for the signature of former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, report the Express.
As per the Express, Antonio Conte is desperate for a new striker, with Diego Costa set to depart Stamford Bridge after three prolific years as a Chelsea player.
The tabloid believe that the Premier League champions have explored the possibility of signing Romelu Lukaku, Alvaro Morata and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with no avail. There has now been another name thrown into the equation.
The Express cite Mexican outlet Publimetro, who report that Bayer Leverkusen striker Hernandez, who is best known for his stint at Old Trafford, has a decision to make – Chelsea or West Ham.
It really shouldn’t be a decision for Chicarito, join the champions of England or a club with no ambition, but it appears as though he is weighing up his options.
The Express note that he has a £13M buy-out clause in his contract, so it could prove to be one of the most shrewd pieces of business of the summer transfer window.