Loads of Leeds United fans have drooled over Pablo Hernandez after the Championship shared a remarkable statistic about the midfielder.
The league’s official Twitter account tweeted that since the start of the 2017/18 season, Hernandez has created 26 assists in the English second division, the most out of all of his closest rivals in that period up until now.
Ever since he first arrived at Elland Road on loan from Stars League side Al Arabi, the Spaniard has become a firm fan-favourite, scoring 6 goals and producing 6 assists for Marcelo Bielsa’s Whites this season, taking 2.3 shots per game, averaging 2.3 key passes, and successfully completing at least 1.1 dribbles on average (via WhoScored). His current market value is estimated at just £1.08m according to Transfermarkt.
Hernandez has played for a number of clubs throughout his long career so far, including the likes of Valencia, Getafe, and Swansea City. The 35-year-old also won 4 caps and netted one goal for his national team (Transfermarkt).
Despite the fact he is surely heading towards the twilight of his career, the veteran has shown no signs of slowing down anytime soon, and supporters will be delighted to find out his contract still has two years left on the original agreement.
Unsurprisingly, many Peacocks have been praising the latest revelation online, with one fan exclaiming “what a player.”
Scroll through the rest of the best reactions down below…
Of course, he is head and shoulders the best player in the Championship, I am so fortunate to watch Pablo week in week out playing for my team 👍— Richard Lang (@richardlang05) April 26, 2020
El Magico— LUFC_Willo 💙💛 (@LSdadbod1980) April 26, 2020
We leeds knew he has been the assist king for 3 seasons👍— bielsa’s lucky blue bucket 💙💛💙💛 (@delwright21) April 26, 2020
Goat— Robert James (@Robertkas86) April 26, 2020
To of played that well in the championship at 35 years old is unreal. Some absolute melons in these comments comparing his stats younger and more expensive players. Just let them give him some credit you crying little jokes— Charlie Wells (@CharlieWells93) April 26, 2020
It will be a sad day when he retires. What a player!— Damien McKenna (@mrdmckenna) April 26, 2020
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