Hull hunting hitman Hernandez

first_img The 24-year-old Uruguay international, who played for his country at the World Cup, has become a prime target for Tigers manager Steve Bruce, who has abandoned interest in Blackburn’s Jordan Rhodes. Reports in Italy have suggested a deal worth around £9.5million for Hernandez is almost complete, however Bruce is looking at it from a more cautious perspective. Bruce said, according to the Daily Express: “It’s delicate, but if we can pull it off it will be a record for the club. “He’s a hell of a player, but there’s work to be done. It would be a huge one for us.” Hull sold Long to Southampton for £12million earlier this month, after which they were linked with Rhodes, but Bruce said on Wednesday that potential deal was “dead and buried”. Press Associationcenter_img Hull have turned to Palermo forward Abel Hernandez to plug the gap left by Shane Long’s move to Southampton.last_img

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