Report: Hull City offer new contract to Abel Hernandez

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

The club are reportedly keen to keep hold of the Uruguayan, who has been linked with a move away this summer.

Hull City's Abel Hernandez scores their first goalHernandez could become Hull's most expensive player ever

Hull City have offered an improved contract to in-demand playmaker Abel Hernandez, according to the Hull Daily Mail.

Hernandez has been strongly linked with a move away from Humberside this summer, with reports linking him with Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion.

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

Several Italian clubs are also thought to be monitoring the situation, although the Tigers have now reportedly offered him a deal that would make him the club's highest-paid player ever.

The Hull Daily Mail says the contract has already been offered and discussions with the 26-year-old's agent have begun.

Hull City's Abel Hernandez shoots at goal

Despite reports suggesting he is keen for a move away from the club, Hernandez is understood to open to the possibility of extending his stay with City and in the Premier League.

Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan

While speculation surrounding his future has been rife this summer, there is reportedly no buy-out clause in his contract, while any new deal for the player will not rely on a takeover of the club.

Hull are hopeful that a deal can be agreed in the next week, with Hernandez heralded as one of their most successful signings in recent years following his £10 million move from Palermo in 2014.

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