Pontus Dahlberg left IFK Göteborg for Watford in January 2018, and was immediately loaned back to the Swedish club until the end of the 2017/18 season.
The goalkeeper has not made an appearance for the Hornets, and has had to settle for a place on the bench in cup competitions.
At the start of this year, the 21-year-old was allowed to go out on loan to Eredivisie side FC Emmen.
Sweden’s BK Häcken have identified Dahlberg as an emergency target, according to Expressen.
Häcken are having a ‘goalkeeping crisis’ following Peter Abrahamsson’s serious injury in his side’s defeat to Djurgårdens IF last weekend.
Abrahamsson suffered cruciate ligament damage and will miss the remainder of the season. Sonny Karlsson, the club’s sporting director, has confirmed Häcken are looking to bring in a replacement for the 32-year-old.
It’s claimed the Swedish club identified Dahlberg as a target, and have made ‘first contact’ with Watford to take the player on loan.
A temporary move would help the stopper get more playing time, something which he has struggled to achieve at Vicarage Road.
Häcken need to bring in a new keeper to resolve the ‘crisis’, and whether it will be Dahlberg or another player remains to be seen.