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Birmingham boss Bowyer eager to keep Norwich attacker Hernandez

Birmingham City manager Lee Bowyer wants to sign Onel Hernandez on a permanent basis.

The Cuban international, who is currently on loan at St. Andrews from Norwich City, starred in a 2-0 loss to Huddersfield Town over the weekend.

"I'd love to get him on a permanent," said Bowyer of Hernandez, in his post-match reaction. "I think he was very good again today.

"But the likelihood of that happening I don't know, that's something that Craig (Gardner) will have to speak to Norwich about - well, now.

"We'll have to see but I don't know if that will even be possible.

"I thought we started brightly, the goals are soft again, other than that I thought we asked questions of them defensively, moved the ball well at times.

"But just that little bit of quality, we hit the first man too many times on crosses, we were shooting a bit wild.

"Second-half we had a go, it wouldn't go in for us, hit the woodwork twice, the 'keeper made an unbelievable save but I can't fault the players."

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