The Watford side of Xisco Munoz is interested in Ashley Young’s return to Vicarage Road this summer.
What are we talking about?
This claims Fabrizio Romano, who revealed to Twitter that the Hornets have begun talks with the 35-year-old midfielder about a potential return to the club.
The Italian journalist also claims that if Inter Milan decide not to extend their contract at the San Siro, there will be a “huge chance” that the transfer to Watford will pass.
Will Young be a good summer signing for Watford?
Jarrett should not sanction a swing
So far this season, Young has been in decent form in his 23 Serie A appearances for Antonio Conte’s side, with the midfielder registering three assists and creating two great chances, as well as an average of 1.1 key assists per game, finishing in the middle of the game. on SofaScore from 6.73 – ranking him as the 19th best performer of the club in the Italian top flight.
However, although Watford may need a new left-back this summer, Ahraf Lazaar seemed likely to leave the club at the end of the season, and Young showed at the time at both Manchester United and Inter that he was capable of playing at position, there is still a general negative to its potential signing.
It is currently reported that the English national earns a huge 91,000 British pounds a week at Inter, an amount that would easily do so with the highest profit in Watford – exceeding the weekly salary of Troy Dean by about 14,000 British pounds.
And since the 35-year-old potentially arrives with a free transfer, along with Watford, who unexpectedly receives money in the Premier League after being promoted from the league, it is unlikely that Young’s scenario will ask for a higher salary than he currently takes home per week. in Italy in his potential switch back to the club
As such, a huge weekly salary for a player who doesn’t have many years left in his football career would not seem like a very forward-thinking or cost-effective move by Cristiano Jarrett and the Watford hierarchy, no matter how romantic a return to Vicarage Road may be. Young.
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