Man Utd's Chicharito confirms talks with Besiktas

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez’s agent Marijo Knez has confirmed that he has held talks with Besiktas over the transfer of the Mexico international.

“Besiktas are interested in Chicharito,” Knez told Radyospor.

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“Let’s see what happens, it all depends on the talks but I do not think we are talking a very high fee.”

Besiktas are on the hunt for a new striker after selling last seasons top scorer Demba Ba to the Chinese club  Shanghai Shenhua for €13 million last week.

Hernandez  spent last season on loan at La Liga giants Real Madrid after falling out of favour with Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.

The former Chivas striker’s future is unclear following a broken collarbone which will rule him out of the Gold Cup. The injury is expected to keep the Hernandez out of pre-season training for another three weeks.

Besiktas will compete in the Europa League this season after finishing the Turkish Super Lig in third place behind Fenerbahce and Galatasaray.