One to watch #72: Gavin Massey

By Dan Buxton
Last updated : 29 December 2010
Name: Gavin Massey

Date of Birth:  14/10/1992

Position: Striker

Club:  Watford

Previous clubs: None

International caps:  None

Massey has come through the ranks at Watford, representing the club at
U018 and reserve level during his apprenticeship. Massey earned his
first professional contract in May 2010 after helping the team to
reach the quarter finals of the FA Youth Cup.

The following summer Massey was linked with a move to Liverpool but
insisted that he has no interest in leaving Watford. “I heard the week
I signed my pro-deal that Liverpool  were interested in me but I never
thought about moving, I’ve been at Watford all my life and I want to
learn my trade here,” Massey said.  A big move is Massey’s long term
goal however, as he hinted that he one day hopes to play for a club of
Liverpool’s stature, using another Liverpool target as an example of
the success you can achieve by impressing at Watford “If you look at
Ashley, he stuck at it, did really well and got a big move. It just
proves if you stay at Watford and work hard you’ll get your
opportunity.”

Massey made two appearances for Watford in the pre-season but is yet
to feature this season for the first team. He is still a regular for
the reserves however and will be hoping to catch the eye of Malky
Mackay.

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