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Chicharito focused on the present

5th March 2019, 12:05 by Neil Foster

West Ham striker Javier Hernandez is focused on helping the club qualify for Europe and will discuss his future in the summer.

The 30-year-old is currently in his second season with the Hammers after moving to the London Stadium from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer of 2017, and has bagged 14 goals from 56 appearances in all competitions.

The Mexico international has enjoyed 20 top-flight outings for the East End outfit this term but just 11 starts, while he has played the full 90 minutes just once.

It appears as though the man nicknamed 'Chicharito' is becoming frustrated by a lack of playing time, with rumours that he is keen to move on to pastures new.

It remains to be seen if that happens but, for now, the talented hitman will do all he can to aid the West Ham cause, with Saturday’s trip to south Wales in mind.

"I’m only thinking about Cardiff, working for the coach to give me the chance to start again, play my best, score goals and help the team," he told the official West Ham website.

"That’s my future at the moment, as for the rest we will speak when the season is over, right now we just need to play well so we can finish in a European spot."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Neil Foster is an experienced journalist who specialises in cricket and rugby union. Neil also has a solid knowledge of tennis, golf and football.

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