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Watford want Genoa midfielder permanently

Watford are set to offer Genoa midfielder Daniel Tozser a permanent deal the the end of the season.

The Hungary international has impressed this season, in a largely forgettable campaign for the Hornets. Tozser signed on loan in the January transfer window from Italian club Genoa until the end of the season. The versatile midfielder has played every minute for Watford since his arrival and has been a big hit with the Vicarage Road faithful.

Watford manager Giuseppe Sannino fulled the move as he spoke to the  Watford Observer:

“Of course. He is a player who is showing us good quality but we have to wait until the end of this season before we start to think about next season.

“My opinion is that we don’t need any distractions like signings or something like that at the moment. We have to be focused on the pitch and always give our best every game and then see what we achieve at the end of the season.”

Tozser has won 20 caps for Hungary and the 28-year-old has had spells at the likes of AEK Athens and Genk. The experience midfielder has somewhat stabilised the midfield after Watford failed to push on following their play off heartbreak last season, losing the final to Crystal Palace.  

Watford take on Barnsley at the weekend as they look at avenge a midweek loss to Doncaster Rovers. The Hornets are currently 10 points from the play offs with 12 games left to play. A play off play this season looks unrealistic and it will take a huge effort in the last 12 games for Sannino’s men to make the top six.

On Saturday as Watford welcome Barnsley to Hertfordshire they will be missing suspended Swedish striker Mathias Ranegie and Fernando Forestieri looks set to miss out with a toe injury.

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