The striker has eight goals for Crewe, but has not scored in his last five.
The Hornets have raided the Reading nest for young striker Uche Ikpeazu.
That takes Uche Ikpeazu's tally to 26 goals in 23 games and four hat-tricks this season. Have Reading got a gem on their hands?
Uche Ikpeazu of Reading is becoming a sensation this season. Could he be as good as his hero Drogba?
The London-born teenager has been smashing in the goals this season including sensational hat-tricks against Arsenal, Blackburn Rovers and former club QPR already in 2013. Just how good can the 17-year-old become?