Odds update: Bookies make Watford favourites to sign 27-year-old Argentine ace Fernando Forestieri

Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri looks dejected after a missed chance

The Sheffield Wednesday striker could be plying his trade with Watford or Huddersfield Town next season, according to the bookies.

Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri celebrates after scoring their first goalSheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri 

SkyBET have installed the Hornets as favourites in the race to sign Owls striker Fernando Forestieri, listing them marginally ahead of the recently promoted Terriers.

The 27-year-old still has three years remaining on his current deal at Hillsborough, however, and Carlos Carvalhal will surely strongly resist any kind of approach for the Argentine.

Sheffield Wednesday’s Fernando Forestieri scores their first goalSheffield Wednesday’s Fernando Forestieri 

He moved to South Yorkshire from Watford in the summer of 2015, an has gone on to score 27 goals in 71 Championship appearances for his club.

SkyBET believe that Forestieri could be plying his trade back at Vicarage Road next season though, making the Hornets the new 6/1 favourites to sign him, ahead of Huddersfield who are listed at 8/1.

Both clubs will be looking to add a certain level of nouse to their forward options this summer, and from that perspective, the Wednesday man would be the ideal summer signing.

Sheffield Wednesday’s Fernando Forestieri in actionSheffield Wednesday’s Fernando Forestieri in action

His neat and intricate play in and around the box would arguably be more suited to Marco Silva's footballing philosophy, rather than David Wagner's more direct style of play.

And with the transfer window now open, this will be one to keep a close eye on, but don't expect Carvalhal to meet any kind of approach for Forestieri with any other than fierce resistance.

Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri looks dejected alongside Brighton & Hove Albion's Glenn MurraySheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri

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