Hull City’s striker search continues as Aboubakar snubs Tigers switch

first_imgHull have missed out on their strike target Vincent Aboubakar after he completed a cut-price £2.5m move to Porto.As reported by talkSPORT last week, Tigers boss Steve Bruce had turned his attentions to the Lorient and Cameroon striker as his search for a forward goes on.Bruce is desperate to replace Shane Long, who was sold for £12m to Southampton, but the manager has so far failed in moves for Troy Deeney, Danny Welbeck and Jordan Rhodes.And Bruce can now put a line through Aboubakar’s name after he finally sealed a move to Portugal.The 22-year-old came close to joining Sporting Lisbon before the deal fell through but he has now signed a four-year deal with their title rivals Porto.It has been reported that, despite being rated at around £8m by Lorient, Porto paid just £2.5m to acquire 30 per cent of his economic rights in a third-party ownership arrangement. 1 Vincent Aboubakar in action for Cameroon last_img read more

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