For an alleged asking price of £8million, in my opinion, Watford striker Troy Deeney represents fantastic value-for-money.
The 26 year-old has been knocking on the Premier League door for some time, with 56 goals in his last 131 Championship appearances. And he’s got the current campaign off to a flyer to find two goals in four outings, including this cheeky lob against Bolton:
Measuring in at 6 foot 1 and possessing that ever-clichéd ‘big bum’, the former Walsall star is a powerful and creative presence in the final third, as viewable below:
And there’s no doubting the quality of Deeney’s finishing. Take this strike against Charlton last season for example:
And who can forget his role in this extraordinary sequence of events against Leicester at the end of the 2012/13 campaign, securing the Hornets a place in the Play-offs:
The former Aston Villa trainee deserves his chance at top flight level but Alan Pardew will have to undergo a change of heart incredibly quickly – according to the tabloids, Hull City are set to make a double-figure offer for Deeney: