Watford interested in Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin

Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin has emerged as a transfer target for Watford.
Image: Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin has emerged as a transfer target for Watford.

Watford are interested in signing Nice winger Allan Saint-Maximin for a club-record £25m, according to Sky sources.

The 22-year-old scored six goals in 29 games in all competitions for the French side last season, as well as providing three assists.

However, his future remains unclear after appearing to have fallen out of favour with former Arsenal midfielder and current Nice boss Patrick Vieira.

Saint-Maximin has also had spells with Saint-Etienne and Monaco, making just one appearance at the latter in a two year period which also saw him loaned to Hannover 96 and Bastia.

Capped by France at U16, U17, U20 & U21 level, the player moved to Nice for an undisclosed fee in August 2017.

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