Hull City striker Abel Hernandez confirms he wants Italian switch, bad news Wolves

Abel Hernandez

The Uruguayan striker is all set to leave The Tigers this summer.

Hull City striker Abel Hernandez, who has been linked with Wolverhampton Wanderers this week, has made his intention to return to Italy clear this week.

He has told Tuttosport that despite enjoying his time in England he understands that Hull need to balance the books after relegation from the Premier League.

With that in mind, he is hoping for a return to Italy.

He stated:

“The first season in the Premier League is very interesting, I learned about a new football that fascinates,

Torino looking at me? Yes, it would be nice if I took, because it is a team that has a game which over the last few years all the strikers have scored a lot and did very well.

“My goal is to return to Italy and do it with Torino would be great.”

Uruguayan international Hernandez, once considered one of Europe’s top talents, joined Hull in September. It was reported by the BBC at the time that he arrived for a club record fee of around £10 million.

But his time at the KC was not record-breaking. He struggled with injury throughout the campaign and in his final game for the club he punched Phil Jones of Manchester United, receiving a three game ban in the aftermath.

He scored just four goals in 26 appearances and it now looks like Italy will be his next destination, where he previously played for Palermo.

Championship side Wolves have been linked with an interest this week. The Birmingham Mail reported they were hoping to strike a shock loan deal with Hull, who need to get his hefty wage-bill off their pay-packet.

However, that already far-fetched rumour now seems to be dead in the water. Hernandez has been clear in his hope of a return to Italy and the likelihood is that is where he will end up this summer.

Not the Molineux.

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