Deeney comments on future amid Newcastle and West Brom speculation

Troy Deeney of Watford  is shown a red card by referee Michael Oliver during the Premier League match between Watford and Huddersfield Town at Vicarage Road on December 16, 2017 in Watford,...

Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion have been linked with Troy Deeney of Watford in the January transfer window.

Roberto Pereyra of Watford and Troy Deeney of Watford celebrate there sides second goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Southampton at Vicarage Road on January 13, 2018...

Troy Deeney is one of the better strikers in the Premier League, and it does not come as a surprise that Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion have been linked with moves for the Watford star in the January transfer window.

According to The Sun, both Newcastle and West Brom are interested in signing Deeney in the January transfer window.

Both the Magpies and the Baggies are struggling for survival in the Premier League at the moment and are in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

Troy Deeney of Watford during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Watford and Bristol City at Vicarage Road on January 6, 2018 in Watford, England.

Watford are not entirely out of danger yet, as the Hornets have struggled for points in recent weeks.

Deeney has been on the books of Watford since 2010 and is a senior figure at the club, but the 29-year-old striker has struggled for regular playing time so far this season.

The former Walsall striker has made only seven starts in the Premier League so far this campaign, scoring two goals and providing two assists in the process.

Troy Deeney of Watford runs off the pitch after being sent off during the Premier League match between Watford and Huddersfield Town at Vicarage Road on December 16, 2017 in Watford,...

The Watford striker has responded to speculation over his future, and has been quoted as saying by The Sun: "It wouldn’t be January — or any other transfer window for that matter — without there being some chat about my future here.

“Over the years since that’s been a factor I’ve learned to deal with everything as a day-to-day matter and not be distracted from doing my work properly.”

Deeney added: "A bloke can have turned up for work one day and he’s gone, going off somewhere else four or six hours later.

"So it’s important to retain your focus on what’s in front of you and not get too far ahead of yourself with big plans for this or that."

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