Every season, three teams are promoted to the Premier League, given a shot at glory amongst the elite. Mistakes will be made, and some transfers will not pay off but there is one thing that every promoted team needs to do if they are to succeed amongst the elite.
Top class strikers are floating around all over the place, Andre Gray and Jamie Vardy are prime examples. You don’t always need to break the bank to find that consistent source of goals, but whether you do or don’t splash the cash, I am sure many of you will agree that it is the most vital component of surviving in the Premier League.
Uruguayan striker Abel Hernandez was supposed to be that man just under two years ago. An enormous amount of pressure was placed on the young man’s shoulders to reel in the goals to heave Hull to safety. But as so many new-comers to top flight football do, he wasn’t physically strong enough to compete with the big boys of English football.
The Tigers relegation may have been a blessing in disguise for the former Palermo frontman. He had hit the net just four times in a baron season not long ago. The 25-year-old is now once again playing with a smile on his face, and converting the chances with top-notch clinicality. He will now have his second crack at the big time, a chance he must take.