Leeds United have made Pablo Hernandez their seventh signing of the summer.
Pablo Hernandez has told Leeds United’s official site that it was an easy decision to move to Elland Road.
Hernandez has become Leeds’ seventh signing of the summer, after joining on a six-month loan deal late last night.
The Spanish attacking midfielder has been for Al-Arabi in Qatar, and he says that as soon as an opportunity came up to join Leeds, he was eager to move.
“When Pep called me about coming here, I said ‘yes’ straightaway because I know that Leeds are a big team in England with good fans,” Hernandez said.
“I knew I wanted to come here and I can’t wait for the first game with the team and the first game at Elland Road.
“As soon as I knew about the possibility of coming here, that was the only thing in my head. I spoke with my family and they all know that this is a good move for me – they’re very happy for me to get this chance.”
Hernandez is one of the highest profile transfers Leeds have completed in recent times, as the 31-year-old has enjoyed an excellent career.
Hernandez has represented a number of La Liga clubs, while he has also enjoyed a spell with Swansea City in England.
It was at Swansea where Hernandez linked up with Leeds manager and assistant, Garry Monk and Pep Clotet, meaning he is well known to the Elland Road coaching team.
Hernandez could make his debut for Leeds in their first match of the season, which comes against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road at the weekend.