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1 in but 3 out at Manchester United

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is expected to sign for Bayer Leverkusen, ending his five-year Old Trafford stay.

The Mexico international, 27, was on the bench for Sunday’s 2-1 defeat at Swansea City but has not started a Premier League match for a year.

Meanwhile, United’s Belgian midfielder Adnan Januzaj has joined Borussia Dortmund on loan according to reports. 

Goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard, 31, is having a medical at West Brom.

Januzaj, 20, has scored five goals in 60 United appearances.

He has started two of United’s four league games this season, scoring the winner at Aston Villa on 14 August.

“Borussia Dortmund are a great club, the fans here are supposed to be really incredible. I want to achieve great things with the team,” said Januzaj.

Hernandez has scored 59 goals in 156 appearances for United since joining from hometown club Chivas de Guadalajara in 2010.

He spent most of last season on loan at Real Madrid and is expected to sign a three-year contract with Bundesliga side Leverkusen, who will compete in the Champions League group stage.

Denmark international Lindegaard, 31, has made 29 United appearances since joining in 2011.

Editor’s Note: After reporting that Anthony Martial has signed for Manchester United to reinforce their front line, it seems that the numbers haven’t grown but instead there is just a change in personnel. Javier Hernandez has never really featured in Louis Van Gaal’s plans especially with him spending last season on loan at Real Madrid, maybe that Penalty miss “In Bruges” last week was the death knell for the Mexican’s Manchester United career. Personally I still don’t think United will have enough striking options now that they have just swapped like for like, maybe Van Gaal has one more ace up his sleeve tomorrow?

As for Januzaj I must say that move is a bit of a surprise but the chance of a loan move regular first team Football to aid his development as a player could suit all parties, but Dortmund seem to be off to a flyer this season so far so I’m not sure where exactly he will fit into their side at the moment. In the case of Lindegaard, Manchester United seem to be collecting Goalkeepers at the moment therefore the Dane was always going to be surplus to requirements, he will offer competition to West Brom’s Boaz Myhill who managed to keep his first clean sheet of the season last Saturday away to Stoke.

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