Getafe's goalkeeper Vicente Guaita has been getting plenty of exposure with his performances this season as speculation continues to grow over his long term future.
The 30-year-old's contract expires at the end of the current campaign and the Spanish club are keen to secure a fee rather than lose him for nothing over the summer.
"But negotiations continue one of the two might get the goalkeeper for less than the €8m of his buy out clause."
Watford think they have convinced Guaita to sign for them as Crystal Palace delay their answer. But negotiations continue and one of the two might get the goalkeeper for less than the €8m of his buy out clause pic.twitter.com/pQ3Ed0YytB— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) January 8, 2018
Meanwhile Marca (via SportWitness) claim that the stopper skipped training at the weekend as rumours of imminent exit gather pace.
This story is bound to gather momentum during the winter transfer window as it is not only the Premier League duo Watford and Crystal Palace accredited with interest in the player - the latter already in talks to bring Guaita to Selhurst Park,
The Spaniard, a graduate of Valencia's youth system, is having a tremendous campaign - only conceding 16 goals in 17 La Liga games.
Suitors will need to be aware that the 30-year-old is unlikely to go particularly cheaply, but a bargain could be had with 'reasonable' bids expected to entice Getafe to sell their experienced campaigner.