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West Ham striker Javier Hernandez: I had Premier League January offers

West Ham striker Javier Hernandez admits he had a Premier League offer to leave last month.

Hernandez is settled in ­London.

“How can I not be?" he said, before Saturday's relegation six-pointer away to Brighton. “Guadalajara, my home city, is one of the biggest in Mexico. I have always been in big cities.

“I feel good with the fans. I think they are happy with me. They have treated me very well since the beginning. But I want to be better. I want to deliver for them."

Were there offers from rival clubs in England?

“In the Premier League, yes."

Was he interested?

“I was ­interested, yes. In one."

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