Swansea City make Troy Deeney bid?

Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Millwall at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2013
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Swansea City are understood to have made an offer in excess of £5m to Watford for striker Troy Deeney.

Swansea City have reportedly made a bid of more than £5m for Watford striker Troy Deeney.

The 25-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League after scoring 25 goals in the Championship last season.

Swansea have now tested Watford's resolve with a multi-million pound offer for the forward, according to Sky Sports News.

Aston Villa and Newcastle United are also understood to be monitoring the forward.

Gary Hooper of Norwich City celebrates as he scores their first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham on November 9, 2013
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