Leeds United have been strongly linked with a move for Uruguay international Abel Hernandez since it became apparent that the striker would be leaving Hull City this summer.
Hernandez missed a chunk of last season with an Achilles problem, but he scored eight times in 10 Championship matches for Hull.
The Tigers failed to agree a new contract with the 27-year-old, however, and he is now available on a free transfer having left the KCOM Stadium at the end of June.
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa is said to be a huge fan of the striker, but his agent has revealed – in quotes carried by the Yorkshire Evening Post – that CSKA Moscow have made an approach.
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The Russian giants are believed to have offered Hernandez a lucrative financial package as they look to bring him to Moscow ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.
And the Leeds fans have been reacting to the news on social media.
Whilst many agree that Hernandez, who is valued at £6.3m by Transfermarkt, is a super player, it seems that the majority want their club to move on from a deal which now looks very difficult to complete.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
Not sure we can really claim he’s a target anymore lads.
— ⚽️ (@LUFC_69ers) July 4, 2018
We should move on, we’ve wasted enough time chasing him already.
— Bigrich (@A1eedsfan) July 4, 2018
forget him and move on…QUICK!!
— average lufc fan (@polish70) July 4, 2018
He’s not worth more than 20/25k a week let’s be honest. He’s injured more than he plays. Move on
— Mr Ultracheese (@cmcm52irfc) July 4, 2018
— Nathan Phillips (@NathanP92) July 4, 2018
Bored of this saga now. If it’s a good deal then take it.
— Gary Williams (@Gary_Player) July 4, 2018