Watford in talks with Chelsea to sign Chelsea striker Ike Ugbo

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According to Daily Mail, Championship club Watford have opened talks with Chelsea over a £5million deal for striker Ike Ugbo.

Watford want to strengthen having been promoted back to Premier League.

Ugbo has impressed while on loan with Belgium club Cercle Brugge. The 22-year old has scored 16 goals this season and Brugge have an option to make the move permanent.

Watford have proposed to match that option while there is also interest from other clubs including Genk and Eintracht Frankfurt.

Further talks are planned in the coming weeks.

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