West Ham reject Valencia's £7m Javier Hernandez bid

Javier Hernandez celebrates his second goal against Newcastle
Image: West Ham have rejected Valencia's £7m bid for Javier Hernandez

West Ham have rejected a £7m bid from Valencia for Javier Hernandez, according to Sky sources.

Sky Sports News reported earlier this month that Hernandez is eager to leave the Hammers because of his lack of game-time, and that Valencia are interested in bringing him to La Liga.

On Saturday, Valencia manager Marcelino also stated how Hernandez was keen to join the team, but admitted the situation was "complicated".

KINGSTON UPON THAMES, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Javier Hernandez of West Ham United during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and West Ham United at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on August 28, 2018 in Kingston upon Thames, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Javier Hernandez
Image: Hernandez has made five Premier League starts this season

The Mexican striker joined West Ham for £16m at the start of last season, but has failed to find his best goal-scoring form at the London Stadium, managing just 14 goals in all competitions since his arrival.

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Hernandez has started just seven Premier League games this season, with the Hammers having lost their last two league games and exited the FA Cup after a 4-2 defeat at AFC Wimbledon.

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