English Premier League club Watford have announced the signing of Flying Eagles midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru on a six-year deal, reports Completesports.com.

Dele-Bashiru linked up with the Hornets as a free agent following the expiration of his contract with champions Manchester City.

The central midfielder made his senior debut for Manchester City in their Carabao Cup quarterfinal matchagainst Leicester City in 2017/18, coming on for Phil Foden in the 91st minute.


Tom Dele-Bashiru vs USA’s Durkin at the U-20 World Cup

Dele-Bashiru has also played extensively in the UEFA Youth League, Premier League 2, FA Youth Cup and the Checkatrade Trophy for the Citizen’s youth sides.

The 19-year-old midfielder is Manchester-born, and has represented both England and Nigeria at youth levels, scoring for the Flying Eagles in the Under-20 World Cup match against Qatar in May.

Dele-Bashiru joins as the Hornets’ second first-team recruit this summer, after Craig Dawson moved to Watford from West Bromwich Albion.

By Adeboye Amosu

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