Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

What does the future hold for - Ross Jenkins?

What does the future hold for - Ross Jenkins?
As the season draws to a close, it`s time for players, managers and the relevant hierarchy to sit down and discuss the future of certain players. In this series Vital Watford look at the futures of those who are out of contract, out of favour, or only on-loan at Vicarage Road.

This week it`s the turn of Ross Jenkins. Get involved by commenting below to let us know whether or not you agree or disagree.

Ross Jenkins is a young man I`m very torn on. When he burst onto the scene in 2008 under Brendan Rodgers, you felt you were watching the future, the cornerstone of the side around which many great sides would be built, or at least until we sold him for a seven-figure sum.

However, Rodgers' departure and the subsequent re-surgance of John Eustace has pushed Jenkins to one side, and although he is a very able deputy to the skipper, we now have Jonathan Hogg who performs the same bruising, all-action role in the middle of the park, very much rendering Jenkins the third choice defensive midfielder.

Lob Prince Buaben and Stephen McGinn into the frame as our attack-minded midfielders and suddenly there`s five players competing for two spaces, it doesn`t go and something has to give.

I don`t want nor expect Jenkins to leave in the near future but he could almost do with being incubated elsewhere until Eustace`s legs finally give up the ghost.

Season`s loan.

Vital Watford on: facebook

Vital Watford on: twitter
Join Vital Watford

It's easy to REGISTER HERE - simply click the link and enjoy getting involved in Vital Watford!

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Friday April 27 2012
Time: 1:28PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Burnley Doubts Could See Hull Reunion At Watford?

With Burnley and Hull unable to agree how an £8m fee for ex-Dundee United left back Robertson would be paid, Watford could secure the Scot - Liverpool have also been linked.

Watford Confirm Hughes' Capture

Silva's first signing as Watford boss has been confirmed as Derby's Hughes. Previously linked with Liverpool and Arsenal, the England U21 international has signed a five year deal.

Arsenal's Gibbs Dropped For A Middlesbrough Friend

Silva's search for a left back recruit this summer has seen an interest in Arsenal's Gibbs end, the money involved has put Watford off and led to Middlesbrough's Friend lined up.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

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 Hughes?
Suggested By:
Great signing, potentially a bargain60%
Very good squad addition20%
Average0%
Not good enough20%
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.mikedrury3
2.Daniel Smith12
3.fabian11
Write for Vital Football