Watford manager Walter Mazzarri confirmed that midfielder Etienne Capoue is recovering from illness ahead of the weekend.
Etienne Capoue opened the scoring as Watford defeated Manchester United 3-1 on Sunday.
Etienne Capoue has started out the season on fire with three goals in four matches. What can we expect next from a player who isn't known as a goal scorer?
Etienne Capoue doubled his Premier League goals tally with a wonder strike to open the scoring against Chelsea, but the sight of the French midfielder limping off will be the cause of great concern for Watford.
Despite taking an early second-half lead, Watford couldn't take any points from an inspired Chelsea in a 2-1 home loss.
Watford managed a good away point in Walter Mazzarri's debut despite only one shot on target.
Etienne Capoue has been ruled out for the final match of the season.
Quique Sanchez Flores confirmed Etienne Capoue suffered a ‘serious’ injury during the semi-final defeat to Crystal Palace although the precise nature of the problem is not yet known.
Etienne Capoue was forced off during the Hornets' 1-1 draw with Everton last weekend but has recovered and will be available for the trip to the Hawthorns this weekend.
Etienne Capoue has been a rock for Watford this season but he will have to race against time to recover from illness in time to feature at White Hart Lane on Saturday.
Etienne Capoue and Allan Nyom were both strong but they couldn't stem the tide for the entire match and Arsenal eventually earned a hard-fought 3-0 win at Vicarage Road.
Tottenham have formally announced that Etienne Capoue has joined Watford on what is believed to be a £5million transfer.
The midfield clear-out at Tottenham looks set to continue with Etienne Capoue and Benjamin Stambouli likely to join Premier League new boys Watford.