The likes of Arsenal have been searching for his signature – but Josh Doig is said to be the subject of transfer talks at another Premier League club.

It has been reported that Watford are discussing the possibility of whether it’s possible to bring Doig to London in a deal worth £4 million (Watford Observer). Speculation has mounted around Doig all season, Arsenal prominently linked alongside other big-hitting EPL clubs.

Arsenal could be pipped to the teenager.

Arsenal could be pipped to Josh Doig. (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

No formal bids have been submitted for Doig but this report suggests that Watford have made the first move ahead of the likes of Arsenal. The Hornets will play in the top flight of English football again next season after promotion from the English Championship.

Hibs are preparing for the Scottish Cup final this weekend against St Johnstone. Jack Ross ‘ team are looking to win their first piece of silverware sine 2016, also arranging a summer friendly with Arsenal earlier this week.

The Easter Road club also announced a strategic partnership with Brighton and Hove Albion ahead of cup final weekend. Doig won the Scottish Football Writers Association’s Young Player of the Year this season for his breakthrough term at Hibs.

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