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Watford are close to sealing deal for Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs. The clubs are in the final stage of negotiations with West Brom having withdrawn their interest, making the Hornets frontrunners
Gibbs, 27, was excluded from the Gunners’ Emirates Cup squad by French boss ArseneWenger and is ready to make an exit after playing substitute to Nacho Monreal all through the previous season.
Newcastle have also been linked with the player, who has 10 England caps.
Watford boss Marco Silva has already acquired Will Hughes from Derby and Nataniel Chalobah from Chelsea and wants to complete his quota of homegrown players.