Emmanuel Dennis Intensify Transfer Rumours As Super Eagles Striker Set to Miss Watford Final EPL Home Game

Emmanuel Dennis Intensify Transfer Rumours As Super Eagles Striker Set to Miss Watford Final EPL Home Game

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:02 PM
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  • Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Dennis will miss Watford's final home Premier League game against Leicester City
  • Despite Watford's poor season, Dennis has shone like a million stars, as the former Club Brugge man has been involved in half of their goals
  • The Nigerian forward is not expected to remain with the Hornets after their relegation to the English Championship was confirmed

Watford will be without their top scorer in their final Premier League home game against Leicester City as Emmanuel Dennis has been officially ruled out of the tie.

The 24-year-old forward has been a revelation at the Hornets in his first season as the Nigerian striker has scored 10 league goals for Watford.

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Emmanuel Dennis is Watford's top scorer this season with 10 Premier League goals. Photo by Bradley Collyer
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According to a report via Soccernet, Dennis is still sidelined with a knee injury and has not recovered in time to face Brendan Rodgers Foxes.

The Super Eagles forward is expected to leave Watford at the end of the season following the Hornet’s relegation from the English Premier League.

Dennis has not been short of admirers following his impressive form with teams in Spain and England hoping to get the 24-year-old on their books next season.

Dennis injury a big blow to Super Eagles

Meanwhile, officials of the Super Eagles will be left worried over the latest injury setback suffered by Emmanuel Dennis during a Premier League game for Watford.

According to Goal, Dennis is among Nigeria’s Europe-based players already shortlisted in the 30-man provisional squad for two upcoming friendly matches.

The Super Eagles have been scheduled to play against Mexico and Ecuador with the first against Mexico on May 29 at AT&T Stadium, and the second against Ecuador on June 3 at Red Bull Arena.

Spanish club plot £20m move to sign Emmanuel Dennis

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Emmanuel Dennis looks certain to depart Vicarage Road when the season ends as the Super Eagles attacker has been attracting lots of interest from top European teams.

The 24-year-old has had a remarkable first season in the English Premier League as he has scored a total of 10 league goals for Watford this season.

Villareal has now indicated an interest in the Nigerian forward and will likely make a bid for the striker when the summer transfer window opens.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..