Watford table extensions for Academy duo

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Watford have moved to keep two of their Academy products on board by offering Jayden Bennetts and Dan Phillips professional deals.

Watford have moved to keep two of their Academy products on board by offering Jayden Bennetts and Dan Phillips professional deals.

Central midfielder Phillips has been offered a two-year contract after an excellent 2018/19 season in the Hornets’ youth set-up, picking up the Academy Player of the Season award.

The 18-year-old is joined by Bennets, who has been called up to the Nigeria Under-20s squad this term, in being offered professional terms, Watford offering a one-year deal to the 17-year-old forward.

Under-23 goalkeeper Adam Parkes has also been offered a one-year contract having caught the eye following his January move to Vicarage Road from Southampton.

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