Watford captain Troy Deeney admits he might have performed his final sport for the membership.
The Hornets have been relegated to the Championship as they misplaced 3-2 to Arsenal on the ultimate day of the Premier League season, with Aston Villa ending some extent above them in 17th after drawing with West Ham.
Deeney has been with Watford for the previous decade, scoring 133 objectives in 398 appearances, and seemed devastated as their five-year keep within the top-flight got here to an finish on Sunday.
The 32-year-old, who can have surgical procedure on a hard knee within the coming days, nonetheless has one other yr to run on his contract however urged the sport on the Emirates could also be his final in a Watford shirt.
“I will likely be having a knee operation subsequent week,” he mentioned.
“Golf equipment can go in numerous instructions and gamers can. If that’s my final sport, I’m joyful I went out on my protect.
“I’m a easy man. Did I am going out and do all the things I might? Sure. Was it ok? No.”
Talking in regards to the 2019/20 season as an entire, Deeney added: “This can be a reflection of the entire yr. [We have] not fairly been ok.
“It’s heartbreaking for the individuals who work behind the scenes and we really feel sorry for them.
“As a membership and as a neighborhood we’ll go once more. In the end we have now not been ok, there’s no level dancing round it.
“Issues occur in soccer. I’ve been right here 10 years – whether it is my time to go, it’s my time to go.”