Pablo Hernandez comments on his Leeds United future

Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-2  during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017...

Pablo Hernandez is an important player for Leeds United.

Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United scores a goal to make it 1-2 during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in Burnley,...

Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez has told Marca that he will be at the club until at least he is 35 years of age.

Hernandez initially joined Leeds on loan from Al-Arabi in the summer of 2016 when Garry Monk was the head coach of the Whites.

The 33-year-old, who can operate as an attacking midfielder or as a winger, signed a permanent contract with the Whites in January 2017.

In April 2018, the Spaniard put pen to paper on a contract extension which will see him remain at Elland Road until the summer of 2020.

Hernandez is now 33 years of age, and the former Valencia and Swansea City star has revealed that he plans to be at Leeds for two more years at least.

The attacker has also stated that he would like to play for Spanish club CD Castellon before he retires.

“I renewed for two years and hopefully I will be here at least until I am 35,” Hernandez told Marca.

Hernandez added: “I have always said that I would like to be able to wear the Castellon shirt before I retire, but football has taught me not to look beyond the day-to-day. In two years when I finish my contract, we will see where Castellon is and where I am.”

Mario Vrancic of Norwich City and Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United compete for the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Leeds United at Carrow Road on April...

Quality footballer

Hernandez is one of the best attacking players in the Championship, and the performances of the 33-year-old for Leeds have been superb.

With the Whites aiming to challenge for the Championship playoffs, the 33-year-old will be a key player for Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

Hernandez has scored one goal and provided two assists in two Championship appearances for Leeds so far this season, according to WhoScored.

Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-2  during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017...

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