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Javier Hernandez accepts he will be leaving Manchester United

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Javier Hernandez has accepted his time at Manchester United is up and is being tracked by a number of Premier League clubs with regards to a possible move in the summer transfer window.

According to the Daily Star, the striker has been disappointed with the lack of playing time he is receiving while on a season-long loan at Real Madrid and, as his Old Trafford career looks all but over, he will pursue a move at the end of the season.

The report claims that a transfer fee in the region of £8million will be required to land a player whom Louis van Gaal considered surplus to requirements soon after taking over in the summer.

Tottenham Hotspur, Everton and West Hame United are mentioned as a trio of Premier League sides with an interest in taking on the Mexico international, though it also claims there is interest from around Europe from the likes of Bayern Munich, Lazio and AS Roma are keen.

Hernandez has failed to make his mark at the Santiago Bernabeu and has only made one start in La Liga, scoring three goals in a total of 10 appearances. Though the average time he spends on the pitch per league appearance is about 19 minutes.

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale are the undisputed first choice front three for Carlo Ancelotti and the Madrid boss recently confirmed they would always play if they were fit.

Chances of 'Chicharito' getting more opportunities at Manchester United also look slim, with Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao and Wayne Rooney all ahead of him in the pecking order. Van Gaal even prefer's youngster James Wilson to the 26-year-old who joined them in 2010.

Good Record

However, he has a decent record in front of goal in the Premier League and has scored 37 times in a total of 102 appearances. Still young and with a price tag that is hardly extortionate, Hernandez could be a very useful signing for one lucky club.

When he plays regularly he almost always scores regularly, which makes Van Gaal's decision to dispense with his services all the more baffling when his team are struggling to find the net in a disjointed campaign so far this season.

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