Friday March 29 2013
Hernandez commits to Palermo

Abel Hernandez says he is ready to stay at Palermo even if the club are relegated to Serie B.

The Uruguayan international is expected to be a wanted man should the Rosanero fail to survive in the top flight.

“I want to respect the three years that I have left on my contract,” the South American told the Gazzetta dello Sport.

“That’s because I’d like to thank President Maurizio Zamparini and the medical staff here.

“There was a bit of a problem because my former agent did speak to other clubs about me, but I want to stay here.”

The striker, 22, has missed most of the season after damaging knee ligaments, but he is close to a comeback.

“If everything goes well then I’ll return to training with my teammates on Monday,” he explained. “I should be back in action two weeks later.”