Arsenal have been made favorites to sign Watford striker Troy Deeney during the ongoing January Transfer Window.
It has come as a shock for everyone as Arsene Wenger has decided to speed-up the process of building a title winning squad.
The news was first covered by Daily Star and since then British media has really picked up the story, which is believed to be in advanced stages.
According to Sky Sports, Watford have made contact with Mario Suarez in last 24 hours to look for viable replacements. Although Suarez plays in the midfield, he is seen as the ideal man to play alongside the prolific Odion Ighalo.
Deeney has made quite a name for himself this season scoring 6 goals and helping Ighalo to hit the 14-goal mark till now.
If Arsenal do move forward with the transfer, we could be seeing two players arrive at Emirates after Mohamed El-Nenny’s signing all but completed. The Egyptian midfielder will be unveiled by the club in next 48 hours.
Image credit: getty