CRYSTAL PALACE have had a £5million bid for Will Hughes turned down by Watford.
Eagles boss Patrick Vieira is still keen on the midfielder.
But the Selhurst Park club are insisting they will not offer a penny more.
Hughes, 26, has refused to sign a fresh-two year deal at Vicarage Road.
And now he is currently training with the Under-23s following his contract snub.
Hughes has entered the final year of his deal and could walk away for next nothing at the end of the campaign.
However, Premier League new-boys Watford still believe he is worth more than what Palace have offered.
But it looks likely that Hughes, who insisted he was happy at Vicarage Road last season, will end up moving before the transfer window closes.
Hughes joined four years ago in a £5m deal from Derby.
And the cash-strapped Championship side, managed by Wayne Rooney, will be desperate to see the Hornets sell.
The Rams inserted a 15 per cent sell-on clause into the agreement as part of the package that took him to Watford.
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