Watford midfielder Tom Cleverley is available for selection for the New Year’s Day visit of Tottenham Hotspur.
The 32-year-old has recovered from the hamstring strain which ruled him out of the West Ham fixture on Tuesday.
Kiko Femenía will miss the Spurs match however due to a hamstring injury suffered during the first half against the Hammers.
Fellow full-back Danny Rose also remains absent with a knee problem.
Ben Foster began training outside this week and the goalkeeper’s recovery from a groin problem remains ahead of schedule.
Christian Kabasele continues to work hard following a calf injury and the defender is due to begin training with the squad again next week.
Longer-term absentees Kwadwo Baah, Peter Etebo, Nicolas Nkoulou and Ismaïla Sarr continue with their ongoing rehabilitation.
Finally, the Hornets can confirm that some players are continuing to isolate under Covid-19 protocols.
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