Watford have put a €35m price tag on Ismaila Sarr this summer, a figure that has put off his suitors for now.
That’s according to Foot Mercato, who say while the Hornets are ‘not averse’ to a departure, they want to be paid well if it is to happen.
The website explains that despite having been ‘very inconsistent’ during his three years at Vicarage Road, Sarr still has admirers in Europe.
There are clubs who believe he is capable of ‘incredible flashes of brilliance’ and ‘turning a match on its head’ so Watford’s relegation had sides lining up looking at a possible deal.
Watford are more than aware of the player they have on their hands, though, and will not let him go on the cheap.
According to FM’s information, they have set a price of €35m on Sarr’s head, even though he is in the final two years of his contract.
That’s forced a few of the Italian clubs who were initially interested in him ‘out of the picture’ for the time being.
The website’s belief is that could change later in the transfer window, particularly if Watford decide to be ‘less greedy’ at the end of the window.
For now, though, they are remaining firm in their stance and that means a transfer is unlikely.