Looking at Ismael’s current options at his disposal, it was perhaps the wrong move to turn down the services of Dennis over the summer.

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Yes, the forward moved at the first real opportunity when Watford were relegated back to the Championship last year, but after scoring 10 times in the Premier League for them, he was at least entitled to see if any top flight English clubs came in for him.

Nottingham Forest did that and paid a good fee for his services, but for whatever reason it hasn’t worked out at the City Ground for Dennis – if given regular game-time in the Championship though there is every reason to believe that Dennis would hit at least 15 goals.

Service though may have been a big issue and also the style of play that Ismael employs, as he had a desire to bring in a big target man-esque forward such as Rajovic to suit his system.

There was room however for that kind of player and a Dennis who is more of a dribbler and also a pacey, smaller attacker, so Watford fans will surely be disappointed that Ismael passed up to bring a successful player back when it was on the table for him to do just that.