Abel Hernandez admits Hull City concern, would not hesitate at Aston Villa switch

Hull's Abel Hernandez celebrates at the end of the match

The Uruguayan striker is clearly not pleased with the current situation at the club.

Hull's Abel Hernandez celebrates at the end of the matchHull's Abel Hernandez celebrates at the end of the match

Aston Villa will be pleased to hear that Hull City striker Abel Hernandez has made it clear he would be interested in a move to the club this summer.

The Uruguayan has been speaking to Radio station Sport 890 in his homeland, as relayed by Tenfield.com.

He made it clear he was unhappy with the current situation at the KC Stadium and that has him considering a move to Villa – as he’d like to stay in England:

"The situation of the club has me concerned that we are at the start of the season, without a coach and players is very difficult.

“I am worried and surprised after the effort made ​​to get promoted.

Abel Hernandez of Hull City in action with Marlon Pack of Bristol CityAbel Hernandez of Hull City in action with Marlon Pack of Bristol City

“Aston Villa have not called me. They are a serious team. If they did (call) I would not hesitate.

“I have not had contact with any (club). From the contractual point of view there is no problem. I have one year left on my contract. Personally, I would like to stay in England. I adapted."

Hull are currently in turmoil. The club are short of first-team players and are without a permanent manager for the opening game of the season against Premier League champions Leicester City.

Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan before the matchHull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan before the match

Former boss Steve Bruce stepped down earlier this summer as manager at Hull City and Mike Phelan is now currently filling in.

It was reported by the Hull Daily Mail at the end of last month that Aston Villa were keen on signing the player, potentially swapping Rudy Gestede for the privilege.

Tony Xia, Villa’s new chairman, responded to a question regarding a move for Hernandez on Twitter yesterday:

Hernandez scored 22 goals in 45 games for the Tigers last season as Hull were promoted from the Championship – a feat Aston Villa are endeavouring to do this season.

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