Report: Watford interested in Andros Townsend

England's Andros Townsend in action with Australia's Brad Smith

West Ham United, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion and Southampton are also reportedly interested in Andros Townsend of Newcastle United.

England's Andros Townsend in action with Australia's Matt McKay

Watford are interested in signing Andros Townsend from Newcastle United in the summer transfer window, according to The Mirror.

It has been reported that new Watford manager Walter Mazzarri is keen on signing the former Tottenham Hotspur winger this summer.

However, according to The Mirror, the Hornets will face competition from a number of other Premier League clubs for the services of the England international.

It has been reported that Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion, West Ham United and Southampton are also interested in Townsend.

Earlier this week, The Mirror claimed that Liverpool want to recruit the 24-year-old in the summer transfer window.

England's Danny Rose and Andros Townsend during training

Townsend joined Newcastle from Premier League outfit Tottenham in the January transfer window.

The Englishman scored four goals and created 26 chances in 13 Premier League appearances for the Magpies during the 2015-16 campaign.

England's Andros Townsend in action with Australia's Brad Smith

The winger had a pass accuracy of 82% and a shot accuracy of 74%, and won 27 dribbles and 22 tackles.

Rafael Benitez’s side got relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2015-16 campaign and will feature in the Championship next season.

Andros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for Newcastle

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