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Watford complete double deal

Watford FC is experiencing one of their busiest days of the summer transfer window so far after the London club signed the Nigerian striker Isaac Success and Belgian defender Christian Kabasele.

The London club have paid Granada the sum of £12.5m for the highly-rated Nigerian striker with an undisclosed agreement has been reached between Watford and Racing Genk for the 25-year-old Kabasele

According to reports coming out from the Belgian media, a deal in the range of €10m has been agreed for the Genk player who currently is on international duty for Belgium at Euro 2016.
The transfers follow in the wake of a £37.5m offer made by Sven-Goran Eriksson's Shanghai SIPG for Odion Ighalo. The offer was turned down by the club but it remains unclear if possibly the Chinese side will return with a higher bid.

It’s certain that Odion Ighalo and Troy Deeny are both to set to remain with Watford, so in view of this, the club new signing Isaac Success will be expected to compete for a place in Watford’s starting line-up.
The Nigerian international’s transfer was reportedly secured earlier on in the year but it was agreed that there should be no official announcement until the end of the season out of respect for Granada’s relegation battle in La Liga.
The former Granada forward has established himself as one of Europe’s brightest young talents after helping his side eventually avoid the drop with a series of impressive performances.
He had been linked with a number of European sides, as well as Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan, but the Nigerian’s agent, Dominic Egbukwu, insisted last February that the player would be making the switch to Vicarage Road.

In his farewell letter to Granada’s supporters, he said, “Today is a bittersweet day for me, because through this letter, I want to say goodbye to the best fans that you can have, to my colleagues, to all workers in the club who have both supported me since I arrived in Granada. In addition to this, this city ​​that has given me everything,” 
“Now I begin another professional stage, which would not have been possible without my learning and development in Granada.”
Success has been comfortable playing on either side of a front three or as an out-and-out striker during his time with the La Liga club. Success scored six goals in 30 games for Granada last season.

The signing of Success, together with Adalberto Penaranda, Jerome Sinclair and Christian Kabasele, marks a return to the Pozzos’ traditional strategy of signing young players with potential.

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