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Leeds midfielder Pablo Hernandez buys Spanish club Castellón

Leeds United midfielder Pablo Hernandez has bought Spanish club Castellón.

The former Swansea City star is part of a consortium that has agreed to gain control of the Valencia-based club, according to reports in Spain.

Hernandez, along with CD Lugo centre back Angel Dealbert and businessman Vicente Montesinos are believed to have taken over from the club's former president David Cruz.

Castellón are a former Segunda (Spanish second flight) team who now compete in Tercera Division Group 6, the fourth tier of football in Spain.

Hernandez's investment group 'Capital Albinegro' also includes Javier Heredia, Jordi Bruixola and Pepe Mascarell. The latter is a former executive at Valencia and sports TV chief in Spain.

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