Watford striker Cucho Hernández says he would like to stay in Spain next season and is likely to make a decision on his future this week.

The Colombian striker has spent this season on loan with Mallorca, making 24 appearances in total, scoring five goals and registering one assist.

That loan deal ended this summer, and he is set to return to Watford, who had to make a decision about what to do with him once again.

Several reports have indicated that he could be returning to Spain, especially since the Hornets were unlikely to get a work permit for him.

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Several clubs in Spain are keen, with Osasuna having been the first to show an interest and Granada and Huesca named as suitors by Mundo Deportivo today.

And now Hernández has confirmed that he is eyeing up a return to Spain next season, with him and his team ‘looking at’ various options.

 “Clearly my idea is to stay in Spain,” he told Gol Caracol.

“Now we are looking at various options, which, thank God, there are and we are taking them in stride.

“It’s not 100% sure that I’ll still be here, because everything can happen in the transfer market, but we are waiting.

“Now the pre-season begins and the sooner we make the decision, the better.

“I think we’ll make a decision this week, because the pre-season has already started and I want to be with the team from the beginning, because with Mallorca I can’t.

“I will look for the best option, where it can be important, to play and show things.”