The Watford midfielder began his career at Crystal Palace.
Nottingham Forest need a new midfielder and Aston Villa's Gary Gardner and Watford's Ben Watson are at the top of their wishlist.
The Watford midfielder is out of contract in 2018, and Cardiff and Nottingham Forest are said to be keen on doing a deal for him.
Watford's squad, and perhaps the dugout too, is likely to look quite different next season.
Ben Watson has been frozen out by Walter Mazzarri at Watford but would surely play an important role at Queens Park Rangers.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly interested in Watford duo Ben Watson and Jerome Sinclair and Lens defender Abdoul Ba.
Ayoze Perez and Ben Watson were on top form this past weekend.
Ben Watson believes that Watford face a tough game with Nottingham Forest, as they have little to play for this season.
The experienced midfielder signed a contract extension this week, but is it a sign that the Hornets are planning for next season in the Premier League?
Arsenal, Manchester City, Sheffield United, Sunderland and Wigan Athletic players feature.