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Watford join race for Hammers youngster

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have joined the race to sign West Ham striker Ashley Fletcher, says the Hertfordshire Mercury.

Fletcher, 20, signed for the on a free transfer from United last summer, but has since struggled to make an impression at the London Stadium, making just two starts all season and scoring once – that being against his old club in November.

With West Ham looking to recruit a high profile striker this summer, Fletcher could be allowed to leave the club should the right offer come in.

join a number of clubs interested in the former loanee, with Burnley and Huddersfield also keen to take on the striker. are thought to be preparing a £5 million bid for Fletcher as they look to bolster their attacking options ahead in their inaugural season in the Premier League.

Fletcher will -join his team-mates at West Ham for pre-season on July 15th.

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