How is Abel Hernandez faring after Leeds United snub?

Hull City's Uruguayan striker Abel Hernandez celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Hull City and Middlesbrough at the KCOM...

Abel Hernandez snubbed Leeds to sign with CSKA Moscow.

Abel Hernandez of Hull City celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Hull City and Middlesbrough at the KCOM Stadium on April 5, 2017 in Hull,...

Leeds United tried hard in the summer to sign Abel Hernandez.

The forward was a free agent after his release from Hull City and the Yorkshire Evening Post reported Leeds were ready to pay his £50,000 per week wages.

In the end a deal could not be struck and Hernandez chose to move to Russia and sign with CSKA Moscow.


Leeds are not suffering for Hernandez's decision, sitting pretty at the top of the Championship.

Even their expensive new signing Patrick Bamford is spending his season on the bench so far.

Would Hernandez be faring any better and put a case together to displace Kemar Roofe?

Leeds United's Kemar Roofe during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

The signs from his spell in Russia so far are unconvincing.

The Uruguayan striker has scored two goals in five games so far, one of which was a penalty.

He has not netted in his last two games, and his CSKA Moscow side have only won two games so far.

They sit in sixth place after six games, 10 points off the leaders.

Hernandez could have been a good signing for Leeds, but he would have been a very costly one in terms of wages.

So far Leeds should not be worried that they missed out.

Abel Hernandez of PFC CSKA Moscow and Sergei Bryzgalov of FC Ural Ekaterinburg vie for the ball during the Russian Football League match between PFC CSKA Moscow and FC Ural Ekaterinburg on...

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