Hull City striker Abel Hernandez officially announced that he was leaving the Championship side on Saturday night, and Leeds fans are desperately hoping it means he’s going to end up at Elland Road next season.
The 27-year-old forward is a free agent when his contract expires at the end of June, but any hopes that Hull might have had of holding onto him have been dashed after he posted a Twitter message.
In the lengthy message, Hernandez thanked the fans for his four years at the club and said he was leaving after a “fair agreement” couldn’t be reached.
— Abel Hernández (@abelhernandezok) June 2, 2018
Leeds have been linked with a move for Hernandez this summer and fans are now hoping that a move with materialise soon after Hernandez announced his Hull departure.
One fan pleaded with him to sign for Leeds and play under the man they hope will be their new manager – Marcelo Bielsa.
Another told director of football Victor Orta to do the honours, while another said that he could be the man to take them back to the promised land.
Here are the best reactions from Leeds fans who think that they could be getting a new striker this summer.
— CL 🇦🇷 (@___CGZ___) June 2, 2018
Come to Leeds and play under Marcelo Bielsa the BEST coach in the world- you’ll improve so much
— 💛Ben Mitchell💙 (@Ben1Mitchell) June 2, 2018
@andrearadri Leeds Leeds Leeds!!!
— Adam Barratt (@AdamBarratt19) June 3, 2018
— Easty (@Easty_LUFC) June 3, 2018
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