Hornets have doubts over duo

Watford loan duo Henri Lansbury and Tom Cleverley are doubtful for Saturday's trip to Barnsley but Will Buckley should be in the squad.

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Buckley: Struggling with thigh strain

Buckley: Struggling with thigh strain

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Arsenal youngster Lansbury has been laid low by a stomach bug this week and fellow midfielder Cleverley, on loan from Manchester United, suffered a knee injury during the midweek win over Sheffield United.

Buckley should be involved, though, after recovering from a thigh strain.

The winger is likely to be on the bench for the first time since completing his January switch from Rochdale.

Former Blackburn and Birmingham centre-half Martin Taylor made his debut against the Blades with Adrian Mariappa moving to right-back and Lee Hodson dropping out.

Teenager Hodson was rested from the matchday squad and will hope to make the bench at Oakwell.

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