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Arsenal favourites to land Brazilian teenage striker

Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign 17-year old Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli, with the likes of Crystal Palace and Watford also said to be interested. Currently plying his trade in the Brazilian 4th division with Ithuano, he has had previous experience in England. He had two trial periods with Manchester United when Jose Mourinho was manager, and also trained ...

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Chelsea linked with late swoop for Watford midfielder

Chelsea have been linked with a late bid to sign Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré. The 26-year old Frenchman has long been touted as ready for a big money move amidst persistent rumours that PSG are interested in signing the former Rennes player, although the Ligue 1 champions now seem to have turned their attention to Everton’s Idrissa Gueye. However, according ...

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Arter loan spell at Cardiff may be cut short

Harry Arter’s loan spell with Cardiff City move be set to end prematurely with reports linking the player with permanent moves, with several clubs said to be interested in signing the Republic of Ireland international. Arter is at Cardiff on a season-long loan from Bournemouth, but despite the player establishing himself as a firm favourite with the local fans, and ...

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Watford set to reward manager with new deal

Watford are ready to reward manager Javi Garcia with a new deal after the Hertfordshire club’s perfect start to the season. Despite being tipped by some as potential relegation candidates, Watford have won their opening four fixtures, including a comeback win over Spurs on the weekend. Now the club are keen to try and tie down Garcia, whose contract runs ...

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Watford make late bid to sign Southampton midfielder

Watford have bid £10 million to sign Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse. That is according to The Sun who report that the Hertfordshire club have offered £10 million for the 23-year old and are waiting to find out if Southampton are willing to let the 23-year old leave St. Mary’s. Ward-Prose, who is renowned for his dead ball delivery and crossing ...

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Watford lining up loan move for Barcelona striker

Watford are negotiating a loan move for Barcelona forward Pablo Alcácer, with a two year loan move under consideration. That is according to Spanish media outlet Sport who claim that the deal is done bar the player himself agreeing to the move. Alcácer, who is a product of the Valencia youth academy system, joined Barcelona in a £27 million deal ...

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Watford agree fee to sign Ostersunds midfielder

Watford have agreed a fee with Swedish club Ostersunds to sign midfielder Ken Sema. Ostersunds are the Swedish outfit who caught the attention of the wider football public last season, thanks to a Europa League campaign that saw them beat Turkish giants Galatasary over two legs, as well as Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin, before going out to Arsenal, but only ...

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Watford closing on deal for French teenage midfielder

Watford are said to be closing in on a deal to sign midfielder Pape Gueye from French Ligue 2 side Le Havre. Born in France but of Senagelese descent, the 19-year old made his debut in a goalless draw with Chamois Niortais, signing his first professional contract a month later. However, he made only one further appearance for Le Havre ...

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Watford complete permanent signing of Gerard Deulofeo

Watford have completed the permanent signing of winger Gerard Deulofeo from Barcelona as confirmed by the club’s official site,  The 24-year old spent the second half of last season on loan Vicarage Road, but that has now been turned into a permanent deal, with the player signing a 5-year deal with the Hornets, for a fee of around £11.5 million, ...

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