Report: Sheffield United in talks to loan Jerome Sinclair from Watford

Chris Wilder, the Sheffield United manager,  looks on during the pre season friendly match between Sheffield United and Stoke City at Bramall Lane on July 25, 2017 in Sheffield, England.

Sheffield United are reportedly hopeful of a deal for the striker, who is said to have cost Watford £4 million last summer.

Jerome Sinclair of Watford scores his sides second goal during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Watford and Burton Albion at Vicarage Road on January 7, 2017 in Watford,...Watford striker Jerome Sinclair

Sheffield United are in talks to loan Jerome Sinclair from Watford, according to Sky Sports (15:39).

Watford paid £4 million to prise the striker from Liverpool during last summer's transfer window, The Liverpool Echo reported at the time.

But Sinclair has only played seven times for Watford so far and spent the second half of last season on loan to Birmingham City.

A general view of Bramall Lane prior to the Sky Bet League One match between Sheffield United and Northampton Town at Bramall Lane on December 31, 2016 in Sheffield, England.A general view of Sheffield United's Bramall Lane ground

According to Sky Sports, several second tier sides are also keen on signing the 20-year-old, but Sheffield United are 'hopeful' of completing a deal.

If the Blades' pursuit is successful, Sinclair would be their third loan signing from a Premier League club this summer, after Chelsea's Jamal Blackman and Tottenham Hotspur's Cameron Carter-Vickers.

Cameron Carter-Vickers #38 of Tottenham Hotspur leaps for the ball during the International Champions Cup 2017 match between Paris Saint-Germain and Tottenham Hotspur at Camping World...New Sheffield United recruit Cameron Carter-Vickers

The Birmingham-born player was lured to Liverpool from West Bromwich Albion at the age of 14, and went on to make five appearances for the Reds.

He has also been capped by England at under-16 and under-17 levels.

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