West Ham United completed arguably one of the best deals in the transfer window so far this season when they swooped to bring in Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen.

With a proven record of scoring goals in the Premier League (for Manchester United) and the Bundesliga (for Bayer Leverkusen), Chicharito could prove to be exactly what West Ham have been missing for too long: a natural finisher.

The Mexican international could be the man who can finish the chances created by the likes of Michail Antonio and Manuel Lanzini.

However, the 29-year-old cannot do it alone.

With Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho spending lengthy periods out injured in the last two seasons, it has become clear that another forward is needed as a back-up option to Chicharito.

Now that Ashley Fletcher has moved to Middlesbrough, this has become even more pressing.

This back-up striker could come be a short-term solution (a loan), a cheap option or an investment in a younger player.

Here are four options for the Hammers to consider…