Watford will look to elevate themselves off the bottom of the Premier League table on Saturday afternoon, as they host AFC Bournemouth in a match the home side could really do with winning, but team news is mixed, according to their official website.

It has been a season to forget for the Hornets thus far, with the low point being that 8-0 demolition served at the hands of Manchester City earlier in the campaign.

Watford go into their tenth match of the Premier League still looking for their first win this term, a pretty dreadful statistic when you consider the year they had prior to this one, riding high for so long and making the FA Cup final.

The Hornets will look for that maiden victory without strikers Danny Welbeck and Troy Deeney who are both on the injury list, which is a blow for boss Quique Sanchez Flores.

Watford have found finding the back of the net difficult this term as it is, without missing two of their better exponents of the art of putting the ball in the onion bag.

Another player the Hornets will be without is defender Jose Holebas, who is suspended having picked up five yellow cards in the opening nine matches of the campaign.

Sanchez Flores has been given some good news however, as Watford trio Etienne Capoue, Isaac Success and Sebastien Prodl all joined in training this week, although it is unclear whether they will be fit to feature against Bournemouth.

Daryl Janmaat went off during the draw with Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, but the Hornets full-back is expected to be fine to take on the Cherries, which is another boost to the Spanish boss.

Anything but a win for Watford in this match will see the pressure crank up on all at Vicarage Road, as the club look to find a way out of the mess they have created with their poor start to the season.


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