West Ham United manager David Moyes has praised Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and said he enjoys having the forward as an option in his squad despite rumors the Mexico worldwide is set to leave London.
I do think I want to make sure we try and bring in the right players who can stay at the club for a while.
Carroll has been the subject of interest from Premier League champions Chelsea.
David Moyes says that the continuing uncertainly regarding Michail Antonio's groin injury could lead to him having to sign a replacement during the current transfer window.More news: Ryan Giggs interviewed for vacant Wales manager's job
"But in the same breath maybe in this window all we can get maybe is a couple of loans possibly and see how they do from there". We need to add to our squad. So, ideally, we strengthen.
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"If we were (to let them go) it would take an terrible lot of money in this window to prize them away".More news: Making the US a pariah
But Moyes insists the Mexican's lack of gametime is simply down to the solid form of his attacking co-stars.
"I know there has been talk of it, but Diafra is injured so I can't give an update on it".
"They have both done really well".
"Chicharito is a really good player and his finishing ability is as good as there is anywhere". He thrives on balls in the box and things around the box. "But it would be hard pushed to say that he would necessarily be playing in front of the two players I mentioned at the moment".More news: I feel like rape victim, says liver patient 'branded' by surgeon