Bit part player at Watford these days, 701 minutes from 18 games this season, only scored two. Record in the Championship is 42 goals in 90 appearances. In the Premiership its just 23 goals from 110 appearances.
Watford fans dont seem too bothered about him going but think he could do a job in the Championship...
He's always been a confidence player, once he scores 1 he's more likely to go on a run. Either way I think half a season in the Champ will do him good, he will get more game time & score there, probably come back to us a better player or worth more if we dispose. All the better if we have a few Champ clubs fighting over him. Best case scenario.
Good for you for supporting our players, but when it comes to Gray you can’t just judge him on his stats (which aren’t great anyway). The point with him is that, when the ball is played to him nine times out of ten he struggles to control it and the attack breaks down. So when he plays from the start our attacking play is seriously disjointed, hence why he is so often only a sub.
It’s inescapable that he’s lost a lot of what made him fairly prolific in the Championship. Much like Deeney has. Happy to support both as WFC players but both are not what they once were. Gray’s composure in front of goal and ability to regularly mis-kick is a worry and why many feel they can’t trust him. I think he’s a confidence player who needs a solid run of games - he’s not going to get that with us I doubt.
Gray has a faultless attitude (watch him celebrate the goal v Bournemouth after he came on in the 90th minute with the game already won). Very hard working team player. Has already proved he can score vital goals and is our 3rd top scorer of all time in the premier league. Best position in 4231 is on the right as he isnt that adept at leading the line. The key thing with Andre is his ability to get into goal scoring positions and yeah we all know he's not f**king Sergio Aguero. If I was Leeds I'd offer £20m, he would guarantee them promotion. I think he's around the top 3 strikers in championship history for minutes per goal. All those people saying they'd drive Andre to Leeds. Ud have to get past my 1970s Central American civil war style road block just outside Watford