Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Fernando Forestieri not yet ready to return

Fernando Forestieri not yet ready to return

Striker Fernando Forestieri is, as yet, not ready to be brought back into the first-team fold following a hamstring injury.

The diminutive Argentine-Italian striker has missed the Hornets last two games against Hull City and Burnley after suffering a problem with his hamstring tendon.

Hornet's Head of Medical, Marco Cesarini told the Official Site:

We musn't expose him to the chance of further injury by returning him to training too early.

'We are monitoring him daily; it's better he's at the right level of fitness before he returns to the group.'

There have also been updates on Lloyd Doyley (calf), Connor Smith (knee) and Dale Bennett (back).

Doyley and Bennett are both continuing their individual rehab programmes, whilst Smith, who injured his knee in training last week, is to undergo a scan.

Meanwhile, John Eustace (back), Nyron Nosworthy (hamstring) and Jonathan Bond are all 'due to resume training' this week.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Monday December 17 2012
Time: 3:53PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

New Deal For Gomes

Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomez has signed a new deal. Meanwhile, forward Obbi Oulare is to return to Belgium joining Royal Antwerp.

Abdennour Deal?

Aymen Abdennour has been linked with a season loan arrival at Watford from Valencia ahead of a potential permanent £7m deal.

Watford Make It Two Wins From Two In Austria

This weekend saw Watford make it two from two with our arranged friendlies out in Austria at our training camp.

Deeney Undergoes Surgery

Watford have confirmed that striker Troy Deeney has now undergone minor surgery on a groin problem.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Marco Silva FINALLY be the one for the Pozzo
Suggested By:
Yes, showed at Hull what he can do54%
No, too inexperienced2%
Maybe, but too early to say35%
Hmm, will the Pozzo's EVER be happy?9%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Daniel Smith14
2.mikedrury1
Write for Vital Football