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Watford in for a Stern talking to?

Stern John could finally become a Watford player…10 years after Hornets legend Graham Taylor tried (and failed) to lure the player to Vicarage Road.

Reports in the Trinidad & Tobago Express suggest that Aidy Boothroyd`s Watford lead the race to sign the Southampton striker but there is competition from unnamed club in Saudi Arabia and Hull City (of course).

With Phil Brown`s Tigers turning their attentions to £3m Marlon King, Watford might find the door opened up just a bit more in their favour at St Marys and even John is quoted as saying "I know there have been a few clubs showing interest".

It`s no surprise really. Having scored goals for fun at Forest, Coventry and last year for the Saints, John could be the answer to our front line problem but a goal scoring reputation will come with a hefty transfer fee and it`s unlikely the Hornets will be able to match Stern`s current wages…

But stranger things have happened.

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Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 19 2008

Time: 9:50AM

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Ive just reported on Saints Vital that he might be on his way to Watford.
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19/07/2008 10:57:00

Not sure about this one, seems unpopular at Soton and too Henderson-like.
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19/07/2008 14:13:00

Think he has made himself unpopular with his desire to 'look after himself'
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19/07/2008 16:58:00

Stern would be alright for us. Seeing as we only have First teamers Henddo & Priskin at the moment who can play upfront... He could want too high wages than we could offer. Let's see......
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19/07/2008 17:58:00

We need nipp goalscorer off Henderson, not another brutish forward!
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19/07/2008 21:48:00

Did well for Saints but quite odl...
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20/07/2008 00:30:00


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