Javier Hernandez has thanked West Ham fans on Twitter, after he sealed a deadline day move to La Liga outfit Sevilla.
The Mexico international has left the London Stadium after two seasons following a £16 million move from Bayer Leverkusen (BBC Sport)
It has been reported that the Hammers have recouped around half that amount for the player’s sale (Telegraph), with the star having entered in the final 12 months of his contract.
Hernandez was the last remaining West Ham striker from last season, with Marko Arnautovic, Lucas Perez and Andy Carroll having all departed earlier in the summer.
Reflecting on the past couple of years, Hernandez took to Twitter on Monday evening.
Thank you @Westham for granting me the opportunity to be my home during these past two years. I leave with the best memories and I wanted to express my total gratefulness to the club, managers, teammates and the fans.
— Chicharito Hernandez (@CH14_) 2 September 2019
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker leaves the Londoners with a record of 17 goals in 63 games.
His signing two years ago got West Ham fans very excited at the time, but arguably he never really lived up to his billing.
Given his goalscoring prowess with United some years before, many were expecting him to really flourish for the Hammers.
The Slaven Bilic signing largely played second fiddle to Arnautovic though once David Moyes started deploying the Austrian as a central striker, and it was tough for him to ever really get that momentum going.