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Hull City are in talks to sign Hal Robson-Kanu

Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates after scoring their second goal

Steve Bruce has admitted he is trying to sign Wales hero Hal Robson-Kanu.

Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates after scoring their second goalWales' Hal Robson-Kanu is wanted by Hull City

Hull City are one of the clubs pursuing Wales star Hal Robson-Kanu, Steve Bruce has revealed to the Hull Daily Mail.

Robson-Kanu has just returned from the European Championships in France with Wales, a tournament that will go down in Welsh footballing folklore as the nation's greatest ever.

And Robson-Kanu played a key role in lighting up the tournament for the Welsh, capping an excellent few weeks with a world class goal in the quarter-finals against Belgium.

Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu scores their second goalRobson-Kanu's lauded goal

After taking down an Aaron Ramsey cross, Robson-Kanu sold a number of Belgian defenders a dream with an exquisite Cruyff turn inside the penalty area, opening up a free strike at Thibaut Courtois's goal, and he duly tucked the ball home. 

His strike is one of those nominated for UEFA's official Goal of the Tournament award, alongside strikes by Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri and Portugal's Éder.

His exploits in France have attracted a number of suitors for the former Reading striker, who is currently unattached after allowing his contract to expire at the Royals.

Hull manager Steve BruceSteve Bruce wants to sign the Welshman

And it appears Hull City are one of those clubs pursuing Robson-Kanu, with Steve Bruce admitting he has spoken with the player's family.

"He's someone we're interested in as well." Bruce said.

"I've spoken to his father and his brother and we'll continue talks over the next few days. I know we have got competition, so let's see what we can do."

Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates scoring their first goalHal Robson-Kanu left Reading last month

Hull City are back in the Premier League after just a one year absence following their promotion from the Championship via the playoffs.

The Tigers beat Sheffield Wednesday in the playoff final in May, with Mohamed Diame scoring the only goal of the game.

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