Tuesday April 26 2011
Hernandez-Roma rumours 'are true'

“There is some foundation” to rumours Roma are interested in Abel Hernandez, said the Palermo striker's agent.

The Uruguayan has impressed this season in Sicily and scored a brace when the Rosanero recently won 3-2 at the Stadio Olimpico.

“There is some foundation to those Roma rumours,” representative Vincenzo D'Ippolito told

“That would be especially true if, and this seems to be the case, former Palermo director of sport Walter Sabatini will join the Giallorossi.

“There is interest from some of the top clubs in Italy and Europe, while he already had plenty of offers last season.

“We'll see what happens. All we know for certain is that Hernandez has a contract until June 2013 and is very happy in Palermo.

“He has improved thanks to the experience in Sicily and could stay there for another couple of years before making the definitive step up. However, you never know in football...”