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Watford sign defender Zeegelaar from Sporting Lisbon
August 31, 2017 / 6:00 PM / 3 months ago

Watford sign defender Zeegelaar from Sporting Lisbon

(Reuters) - Watford have completed their 11th signing of the transfer window with defender Marvin Zeegelaar joining the club from Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon on a four-year deal, the Premier League club said on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO - Football - Ajax Amsterdam v Chelsea Pre Season Friendly - Amsterdam ArenA - 10/11 - 23/7/10 Marvin Zeegelaar of Ajax and Billy Clifford (R) of Chelsea in action Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Paul Harding Livepic

The 27-year-old Dutchman joined the 18-times Portuguese champions in January 2016 and has made 39 appearances in one and a half seasons at the club.

Left back Zeegelaar is a product of Ajax’s youth academy and has previously played for Turkey’s Elazigspor, English third-tier side Blackpool and Portuguese side Rio Ave.

Watford travel to Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday.

Reporting by Aditi Prakash in Bengaluru,; Editing by Neville Dalton

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