Dean Windass had said that he’d put money on Ashley Young moving to Watford this summer.
Reports from transfer guru Fabrizio Romano suggested that the Hornets had already opened talks with the Inter Milan player regarding a summer move with his contract at the San Siro due to expire at the end of the season.
The 35-year-old is a familiar face at Vicarage Road after starting his career with the club before making almost 100 first team appearances before leaving for a career that has included lengthy spells with Aston Villa and Manchester United.
With Young approaching the final years of his career, Windass believes that a move back to Watford could be exactly what the player is looking for.
Speaking to the Transfer Tavern, Windass said: “He’s had a wonderful career. I’ll put a bet on at the bookies that he’ll end up at Watford.
“He’s still a relatively young man, probably wants to get back to London, where he started.
“That would be a great signing for Watford and a great signing for Ash. If the manager sees an interest in Ashley Young, I think he’d jump at the chance, especially now they’re back in the Premier League.”
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There’s no doubt that a move back to Watford could be appealing.
Ashley Young has a real affinity for the Hornets and so if he gets the chance to play for the club in the Premier League then it could be a highly attractive option.
Whether Watford can afford his wages, however, is a different matter entirely.