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Watford duo to miss key games for loan clubs

18th April 2019, 11:58 by Simon Barlow

Hercules Alicante want Watford's help in getting on-loan Jaime Alvarado off an early Colombia call-up for the Under-20 World Cup.

The central midfielder has been used only as a substitute by the Segunda B side as they chase promotion to the second flight of Spanish football.

But they are unhappy about Colombia calling up the 19-year-old, who is owned by Watford, for a training camp that starts 17 days before the Under-20 finals in Poland.

Alvarado missed almost two months of the campaign earlier this season when he was helping Colombia qualify through the South American Under-20 tournament and Hercules sporting director Javier Portillo is desperate to keep hold of him for the run-in.

Huesca face a similar situation with Watford-owned striker Cucho Hernandez, who could miss the final two matches of their Primera Division relegation battle.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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