WATFORD’S £6million striker Obbi Oulare is in talks to join Standard Liege.
The 22-year-old is wanted on loan with a view to a permanent move.
Liege coach Michel Preud’homme bossed the Belgium Under-21 star at his first side, Club Brugge, and gave him his senior debut.
But Oulare has played just three times for the Hornets since signing from Belgian giants Brugge in 2015 on a five-year deal.
Preud’homme said: “Obbi Oulare will be a bonus for us.
We have three strikers we can count on, and he will offer us something different.
“In peak form and condition he has skill, strength and heading ability.
“If we can get him we will have an extra weapon in our attack.”
Watford have already loaned the 6ft 4ins hitman out to his home-country clubs Zulte Waregem and Royal Antwerp, plus Dutch side Willem II.
And he visited Standard last Friday for discussions.
Oulare is well down the pecking order at Vicarage Road.
And as Javi Gracia’s side have won their first two Premier League games, against Brighton and Burnley, he might feel he is unlikely to get another chance soon.
Oulare was born in Waregem but his father Souleymane was capped 12 times by Guinea, shining for Fenerbahce but flopping with Stoke between 2001-3.
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