Wolves should take advantage of Hull fire sale and move for Abel Hernandez

Hull City's Abel Hernandez shoots at goal

Wolves are in the market for a new striker and Hull City forward Abel Hernandez would fit the bill perfectly.

Wolves are looking to bolster their attacking options ahead of the new Championship season, and they should consider a move for Hull City striker Abel Hernandez.

Hull have already seen a number of key players sold already this summer. Harry Maguire, Curtis Davies, Ahmed Elmohamady and Tom Huddlestone are a few of the big names that have left the KCOM Stadium.

This has seen their promotion ambitions take a significant hit and their supporters will be sceptical of their chances of an immediate return to the Premier League, following relegation last season.

Hull City's Abel Hernandez looks dejectedAbel Hernandez scored just four Premier League goals last season

Wolves fans will be slightly more optimistic of their side's chances of successful Championship campaign, with the club already securing the services of Portugal midfielder Reuben Neves, in a club-record deal worth in the region of £15 million (Sky Sports).

The West Midlands club are not short of money and they would be wise to make a move for Hernandez, who endured an injury-hit top flight campaign.

The 26-year-old scored just four goals in 24 appearances. However, the former Palermo starlet has an impressive goals record in the Championship.

Hernandez scored 20 goals in his one full season in England's second tier, and his goals haul helped secure the Tigers promotion through the play-offs in their 2015/16 campaign. There has surprisingly been no reported interest in Hernandez, so Wolves would not face fierce competition for his signature.

The Uruguay international is entering the final year of his contract and if Wolves were to put in a substantial bid, it is likely that Hull will seriously consider it, to avoid the risk of losing the hitman for nothing next summer.

If Wolves were to sign Hernandez then it will significantly boost their chances of being amongst the leading pack chasing promotion to the Premier League.

Hull City's Abel Hernandez shoots at goalAbel Hernandez is entering the final year of his Hull City contract

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