Pablo Hernández

Squad No. 19
Date of Birth April 11, 1985
Age 37
Height 173cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Castellón
Previous Clubs Al-Arabi SC

Pablo Hernández Domínguez (born 11 April 1985) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Leeds United as an attacking midfielder but also as a winger.

In a spell which also included two loans, he played the early part of his career with Valencia, appearing in 158 official matches and scoring 25 goals. He also competed in Wales for two years with Swansea City, and several seasons in England with Leeds United.

Hernández represented Spain at the 2009 Confederations Cup.

Born in Castellón de la Plana, Province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Hernández was a product of Valencia’s youth system (operating as striker in the B team). He made his debut with the main squad on the last matchday of 2005–06, playing 20 minutes in a 1–2 away loss against Osasuna. Midway through the following season, he was loaned to Segunda División side Cádiz.

In July 2007, Valencia included Hernández in the transfer that brought Alexis from Getafe to the Mestalla Stadium, but would re-buy him for €1 million in July 2008. The player was subsequently signed to a six-year contract.

Swansea City
On 31 August 2012, Hernández moved to Premier League side Swansea City for three years and a club-record fee of £5.55 million. He scored his first official goal on 20 October, helping to a 2–1 home victory over Wigan Athletic.

On 15 July 2014, Hernández joined Al-Arabi on a three-year deal, having started talks with the Qatari club the previous week. The fee was unknown, but it was speculated that the fee would be lower than the amount paid by Swansea to Valencia for his services two years before.

Leeds United
On 2 August 2016, Hernández signed with Championship club Leeds United on a six-month loan deal, with the option of a permanent move in January 2017, linking up with former Swansea manager Garry Monk and being given the number 19 shirt. After the former failed to receive his paperwork in time from the Qatar Football Association for the opening fixture against Queens Park Rangers (which ended in a 3–0 defeat), he made his debut on 10 August in a 3–2 win at Fleetwood Town in the EFL Cup.