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Roma keeper attracted Watford interest

25th April 2019, 12:19 by Bobbie Jackson

Roma keeper Robin Olsen has emerged as a summer target for Watford but they are expected to face stiff competition for his services.

Ben Foster has excelled between the sticks for Watford this term but number two Heurelho Gomes is expected to retire when his deal expires in the summer.

Youngster Pontus Dahlberg sits third in the pecking order and is yet to feature for the Hornets in the Premier League.

Reports claim Watford are already putting plans in place to secure a long-term successor to Foster.

Olsen is understood to be at the top of their list after Watford were alerted to the fact that Roma are willing to listen to offers.

The report coming from Italy suggests that a fee of £10million could be enough to force through a deal for the Sweden international.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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