Former Manchester United striker, Javier Hernandez, has hinted that he could be leaving Bayer Leverkusen in the summer.

The 27-year-old has been linked with a move to north London before he even left the Red Devils and despite Thierry Henry’s criticism of the Mexican for a goal celebration over a ‘tap in’ back in April, I’ve always rated him.

Speaking recently, Chicharito said, “We’ll see, you never know what happens.

“You look at my last three years in which I have played for Real Madrid, Manchester United and now Leverkusen.

“I’m glad and happy to be part of this great club. It is my goal now to play a very good second half [of the season].

“[But] in this sport, it does not matter whether you sign a contract for ten years or ten times to prolong it by one year.

“In six months, everything can again be different.”

Although he rarely got playing time at United, I always felt as if it was a bit of a waste, since his stats were consistently good. In 157 appearances he scored 59 goals and at Leverkusen, he’s scored 19 in 22 – an astonishing return.

Leverkusen’s Mexican striker Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs Borussia Moenchengladbach in Leverkusen, western Germany, on December 12, 2015. / AFP / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Do I believe we’re definitely interested in Chicharito? No.

However, if Danny Welbeck doesn’t bounce back after his long term injury, looking at a back-up striker to Giroud might be sensible. Saying this, if Hernandez wasn’t willing to sit on the bench for United, would he really do so for us?