Isaac Success of Watford holds off Niclas Eliasson of Bristol City during the Carabao Cup Second Round match.
Hull City are hopeful of completing a season-long loan deal for Watford attacker Isaac Success, reports the Hull Daily Mail, as manager Leonid Slutsky continues the rebuilding process of his squad.
The Tigers have lost 11 first team players this summer, with Sam Clucas' move to Swansea City the latest high profile departure to join the likes of Harry Maguire and Andrew Robertson.
Hull manager Leonid Slutsky.
In response, Slutsky has brought in nine new faces, but business doesn't appear to be done just yet as the Russian eyes up Success as the ideal replacement for injured striker Abel Hernandez.
The 21-year-old became the Hornets club record signing in 2016 when he joined from Granada for £12.5m - which has since been beaten by the £18.5m paid to Burnley for Andre Gray (BBC) - but managed just two starts and one goal last season.
Having fallen down the pecking order at Vicarage Road, boss Marco Silva has made Success available for loan and Hull are looking to capitalise; but should Aston Villa be competing for his signature?
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce.
After all, the Birmingham Mail reported earlier this month that Steve Bruce was in the market for a new striker with Ross McCormack expected to leave, Jonathan Kodjia injured and Scott Hogan out for form.
With finances tight at Villa Park currently a loan deal makes the most sense and while Success may not have been prolific last term, the youngster has bags of potential and also the ability to play on either wing as well as a number nine.