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Promising duo handed pro Watford deals

24th May 2019, 18:48 by Chris Rivers

Watford Academy products Jayden Bennetts and Dan Phillips have been rewarded with professional contracts.

Central midfielder Phillips has been offered a two-year contract after an excellent 2018/19 season in the Hornets' youth set-up, picking up the Academy Player of the Season award.

The 18-year-old is joined by Bennets, who has been called up to the Nigeria Under-20s squad this term, in being offered professional terms, Watford offering a one-year deal to the 17-year-old forward.

Under-23 goalkeeper Adam Parkes has also been offered a one-year contract having caught the eye following his January move to Vicarage Road from Southampton.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Chris Rivers is an experienced reporter who closely follows both Arsenal and Wales Rugby Union team. As well as in-depth football and rugby knowledge, Chris is an avid American Football, Formula One and boxing fan.

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