Date:Friday October 5 2012
Striker Alex Geijo could finally be ready to make his debut for Watford this weekend after Gianfranco Zola revealed that he trained on Friday morning.
The 30 year-old Swiss-born Spaniard has been unavailable for selection due to fitness issues since arriving in August.
It had initially been hoped that the former Granada loanee would be fit to feature after September's international week.
However Zola has now revealed that Geijo, along with Nyron Nosworthy, trained this morning ahead of Saturday's game.
'They both trained with me today and tomorrow I will make a decision on that,' Zola told The Watford Observer.
The Hornet's head coach continued:
'They are not fit to play 90 minutes but they are certainly fit to be involved in the game, so we will see. Tomorrow I will decide.'
There is less encouraging news on John Eustace (back), Prince Buaben (hamstring), Cristian Battocchio (groin), Ikechi Anya and Geoffrey Mujangi Bia (groin), all of whom are still sidelined.
Zola also confirmed that French left-back Jean-Alain Fanchone is fit for selection. The Udinese loanee is yet to make the Hornet's matchday squad since arriving on transfer deadline day.
With Fernando Forestieri suspended, Zola looks likely to make one change for Middlesbrough by re-introducing Matej Vydra up front following injury.
Date:Friday October 5 2012
Play-Off Final: where the game will be won & lost (Tuesday May 21 2013)
Head-to-head: Watford v Crystal Palace 2012/13 (Monday May 20 2013)
Talking Point: Mancini casualty of new direction (Wednesday May 15 2013)
Chalobah included in England U21's Euro squad (Tuesday May 14 2013)
A date with destiny: Palace in the play-off final (Monday May 13 2013)
VIDEO: Zola Recalls Dramatic Finale (Monday May 13 2013)
Zola: 'We deserve to be there' (Sunday May 12 2013)
Stats: Watford v Leicester City (Sunday May 12 2013)
Watford 3-1 Leicester City (3-2 on agg.) (Sunday May 12 2013)
Team News: Leicester City (H) (Sunday May 12 2013)
|2. Hull City||46||24||7||15||+9||79|
|5. Crystal Palace||46||19||15||12||+11||72|
|6. Leicester City||46||19||11||16||+23||68|
|VIDEO'S: Palace Play-Off News
» Crystal Palace : 22/05/2013 11:29:00
|Everton and Villa Looking at Ipswich's Cresswell
» Ipswich : 22/05/2013 11:23:00
|Griffiths will return says Moxey
» Wolves : 22/05/2013 09:29:00
|LUFC On This Day - May 22nd
» Leeds Utd : 22/05/2013 07:27:00
|Free Transfer for McCann and Others Leave!
» Burnley : 21/05/2013 20:26:00
|LUFC McDermott surprised by McCormack omission
» Leeds Utd : 21/05/2013 20:00:00
|McCormack disappointed to be left out by Scotland
» Leeds Utd : 21/05/2013 19:00:00