Spanish club president confirms plan for outgoing Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez

THE president of a second tier side in Spain says there is the possibility to sign former Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 6:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th June 2021, 6:04 pm

Hernandez is leaving Leeds this summer after a magical five years with the Whites and Spanish publication Marca have linked the 36-year-old with a move to FC Cartagena in his native Spain.

The Murcia side finished the 2020-21 Segunda Division season in 16th place and club president Paco Belmonte has confirmed that his side are looking to sign the outgoing Whites playmaker.

"Sometimes there are signings that you say: how did you get here?" said Belmonte to

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WANTED MAN: Outgoing Leeds United playmaker Pablo Hernandez. Photo by Jon Super - Pool/Getty Images.

"Well, a name has arrived that until now we were not evaluating, but I remembered it the other day, and suddenly they wrote to me about that possibility, and the name is here (Pablo Hernandez).

"He is free and wants to play in Spain in an exciting project."

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