Premier League club Watford have joined fellow English top flight side Bournemouth in the race to sign Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton according to the latest reports emanating from the media in the United Kingdom.

Tom Heaton has been the first choice goalkeeper at Burnley since he joined the Clarets six years ago.

The 33-year-old signed for Burnley in 2013 after ending his stay with former Champions League winners Manchester United.

The interest of Watford was revealed by the publication from the stables of popular English news outlet The Sun.

It was revealed that the Hornets want to sign the England international goalkeeper this summer.

Tom Heaton has just one year left on his contract with Burnley and new contract talks with the Clarets have stalled thereby leading to increased rumours about his future at Burnley.

The ex-Manchester United player has also been linked with Bournemouth and newly promoted Premier League club Aston Villa.

Aston Villa secured Premier League promotion earlier this summer after they saw off Derby County in their Premier League playoff clash at the Wembley Stadium.

Tom Heaton has returned to the top of English football after recovering from a serious shoulder injury that ruled him out of action for almost a year.


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.