Old Trafford side look to sweeten offer for Dutch international.
Man United are ready to offer striker Javier Hernandez as part of a deal to land long term target Kevin Strootman according to CalcioMercato.
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The AS Roma midfielder has been in fine form since moving to the Stadio Olimpico over the summer, helping Rudi Garcia’s side to mount a genuine title challenge having maintained an unbeaten record for 15 games into the current campaign.
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David Moyes had targeted Strootman but appeared to opt instead to sign Everton powerhouse Marouane Fellaini but will now look to re-ignite interest in the Dutch international.
Javier Hernandez may well jump at the chance of a fresh challenge as he continues to warm the Old Trafford bench with his first team chances becoming even more limited under Moyes than they were during Sir Alex Ferguson’s tenure at the club.
The Mexican international has started just three Premier League fixtures this season and now into his fourth season at the Premier League side the prolific forward may feel his chances of retaining a prominent role in the Man United first team set-up to be slim given the presence of Robin Van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck ahead of him in the striking pecking order.
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