It'll be hard to sign Watford star, Torino admit

Torino are hoping to pounce for Watford full back Marco Davide Faraoni but the club's sporting director has conceded that it could be hard to sign him.

Marco Davide Faraoni is becoming hot property with several Serie A sides said to be watching him closely, but Torino are the first to express a concrete interest.

The 22-year-old joined Watford last summer on a five-year deal from sister club Udinese, who are reportedly considering attempting to sign him back.

Faraoni's agent Giovanni Bia confirmed last week that Udinese are worried that Torino could swoop in for the player but Watford are said to be ready to fight to keep him.

Torino are now making no secret of their admiration for Faraoni but Toro sporting director Gianluca Petrachi admits that a deal could be tough to broker.

"Faraoni at Watford is a very good young player," he told Sky Sport Italia.

"We could be interested in signing him but it's not an easy operation."

While his English employers are determined that Faraoni's future lies in Hertfordshire, a number of Italian clubs are circling hoping to lure the 22-year-old back to his homeland.

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