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Confirmed: Watford secure loan signing of Gerard Deulofeu from Barcelona until end of the season

Confirmed: Watford secure loan signing of Gerard Deulofeu from Barcelona until end of the season

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The 23-year-old is the first Watford signing under Javi Gracia's managementMonday, January 29, 2018Former Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu has joined Watford on loan from Barcelona until the end of the season.The 23-year-old returned from a second spell at the Toffees to the Nou Camp last summer but has had a frustrating season for the Catalan club. The Spaniard is the first signing under the reign of newly appointed boss Javi Gracia. Watford will pay the Spaniard's salary during his time at Vicarage Road, plus a potential additional payment of 1m euros.Deulofeu socred five times for Everton, making 62 appearances in two different spells for the Merseyside club. The midfielder also spent the second half of last season on loan at Italian club AC Milan. Let's bloc...
Premier League leaders Man City 15 points clear after victory over Watford

Premier League leaders Man City 15 points clear after victory over Watford

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Runaway leaders Manchester City showed no ill-effects from the end of their 18-game Premier League winning run by comfortably beating Watford.Playing two days after the 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace, City took just just 38 seconds to open the scoring as Raheem Sterling slotted home Leroy Sane's cross for the quickest goal in the Premier League this season.City, who are 15 points above second-placed Manchester United, doubled their lead when Kevin de Bruyne's cross was turned into his own net by a sliding Christian Kabasele.De Bruyne, who started the match after recovering quickly from a nasty looking injury against Palace, then had a free-kick tipped on to the bar by Heurelho Gomes.City got the third goal their dominance merited when Sergio Aguero scored from close range after the Watford goa...
Watford striker Andre Gray reveals 'masterpiece' tattoo artwork tribute to black history

Watford striker Andre Gray reveals 'masterpiece' tattoo artwork tribute to black history

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Watford striker Andre GrayThursday, September 7, 2017Watford striker Andre Gray has unveiled the artwork he has labelled a "masterpiece" - a montage of images relating to black history tattooed across his back.Gray's back is entirely covered by the collection of inkings, which includes portraits of civil rights activist Martin Luther King and musician Bob Marley.The famous picture of Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in the ring also features, as does an image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving their 'Black Power' salute at the 1968 Olympics.Gray posted a photograph of the tattoo montage on his Twitter page (@AndreGray7) on Thursday, accompanied simply by the words "Master Piece!!"The 26-year-old joined Watford from Burnley last month for a club-record fee, believed to be worth u...
EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

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All the details of the EFL Cup second round drawThursday, August 10, 2017Southampton will host Championship club Wolves in the EFL Cup second after Thursday’s confusing live draw.League One side Blackburn Rovers entertain Lancashire rivals Burnley at Ewood Park, with the draw regionalised.Newcastle host Nottingham Forest, while West Ham will travel to League Two side Cheltenham.The draw initially left several sides unsure whether they were home or away.The matches are due to take place in the week commencing August 21.Draw in fullSouth GroupQPR v BrentfordCrystal Palace v IpswichWatford v Bristol CityNorwich v CharltonCheltenham v West HamBrighton v BarnetCardiff v BurtonSouthampton v WolvesFulham v Bristol RoversMK Dons v SwanseaBirmingham v BournemouthReading v MillwallNorth GroupCarlisl