Report: Alex Geijo could return to Watford next season

Watford Vicarage Road

Watford could agree another loan deal for Udinese forward Geijo.

Geijo spent the 2012/13 season on loan with the Hornets, and a report in Corriere dello Sport has claimed that he could be sent back to Vicarage Road next term.

Along with defenders Thomas Heurtaux and Gabriel Silva, Geijo is one of three players named in the report as potentially heading to Hertfordshire for Watford’s Premier League campaign.

With the need to bring in reinforcements, the links to a striker would excite many Watford fans, except for the fact that Geijo has already spent a season with the Hornets - failing to impress in the Championship.

Seeing himself behind Troy Deeney and Matej Vydra in the starting line-up, the Spanish forward could manage just 20 appearances - scoring only two goals. He started only eight games, and looked far from the quality needed to impress, even though he had a good work rate and attitude.

Whilst a number of the loan players signed permanent deals with Watford at the end of that season, it came as no surprise when Geijo did not, and instead he spent the 2013/14 campaign with RCD Mallorca in Spain.

The 33-year-old spent this season with parent club Udinese, netting just one goal in 14 games.

The link of a return to Watford comes as a surprise heading into the start of the Premier League, with Geijo doing little to suggest he can cut it in the top flight.

Whilst the Hornets will likely sign some players from their Serie A sister club, it is hard to imagine that Geijo will be one of the players heading to Vicarage Road, despite the Italian reports.

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