Abdoulaye Doucoure seals £8m Watford switch, before joining Granada CF on loan
Feb01

Abdoulaye Doucoure seals £8m Watford switch, before joining Granada CF on loan

Watford have confirmed the capture of France midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure on a four-and-a-half-year deal from Rennes for an undisclosed fee. The Premier League side; who currently sit tenth in the standings after 23 fixtures, have signed the former France Under-21 international, although he won’t link up with the Hornets fully until the summer as he will join La Liga side Granada CF on a six-month loan deal. The 23-year-old...

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Watford destined to beat Leicester and Newcastle to club-record £8m signing
Feb01

Watford destined to beat Leicester and Newcastle to club-record £8m signing

Watford are reportedly edging closer to completing the signing of France midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure for a club-record £8m, according to ClubCall. The Premier League side, who currently sit tenth in the standings after 23 fixtures, have been linked with a move for the Rennes star throughout the January transfer window. The 23-year-old, who is a former France Under-21 international, has scored three goals in 20 appearances for the...

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Watford close in on signing of £8m French midfielder
Feb01

Watford close in on signing of £8m French midfielder

Watford are reportedly closing in on the club-record £8 million signing of Rennes midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to the Watford Observer. The 23-year-old, who has been a long-term target for the Hertfordshire-based outfit, nearly completed a transfer to Vicarage Road in the summer, but looks set to complete a move before the window closes on Monday night. Hornets boss Quique Sanchez Flores was keen to strengthen his central...

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Watford edging closer to signing Ligue 1 attacking midfielder
Jan18

Watford edging closer to signing Ligue 1 attacking midfielder

Watford are reportedly closing in on the capture of France midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to Mercato 365. The Premier League side, who visit Swansea City tonight, are expected to reach an agreement with Rennes for the former France Under-21 international this month. The 23-year-old, who is an attack-minded player, has scored three and assisted two goals in 18 appearances in all competitions for the Ligue 1 outfit this...

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Leicester, Newcastle and Watford chase £8m-rated Ligue 1 midfielder
Jan07

Leicester, Newcastle and Watford chase £8m-rated Ligue 1 midfielder

Leicester City have reportedly made an enquiry about the possibility of signing French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure in January. The Premier League outfit, who currently trail league leaders Arsenal by just two points, are thought to have already contacted Rennes about the availability of their prized asset. The 23-year-old, who is a former France Under-21 international, has scored three goals in 15 appearances in all competitions for...

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Sunderland close in on Sweden striker
Aug27

Sunderland close in on Sweden striker

Sunderland are reportedly hopeful of completing a deal for Ola Toivonen before the close of the transfer window. The Premier League club, who defeated League Two outfit Exeter City 6-3 in the League Cup midweek, are eager to bolster their attacking options before September 1, with the Rennes striker their new number one target. The 29-year-old, who has 43 international caps for Sweden, scored seven goals in 35 appearances in all...

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