Duo target Henderson
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Skysports.com understands Preston and Sheff Utd are lining up bids for Darius Henderson.Skysports.com understands Preston and Sheffield United are lining up bids for Watford's Darius Henderson.
The two clubs are keen to bolster their attacking options ahead of the new season and they have identified Henderson as one of their top targets.
North End are in the market for a new striker after seeing David Nugent leave for Portsmouth.
United boss Bryan Robson is keen to strengthen his strikeforce with Rob Hulse sidelined for the start of the new season as he continues his rehabilitation from a double leg fracture.
The duo are now believed to be ready to test Watford's resolve to hang onto Henderson by lodging firm offers for the powerful hit-man.
Henderson is a proven goalscorer in the Championship having scored 15 goals in Watford's successful promotion to the Premier League in the 2005/06 season.
North End and United are now ready to do battle for the former Gillingham forward as they look to build sides capable of challenging for promotion next term.