Watford sign Emmanuel Dennis. Newly promoted Premier League side Watford F.C
has announced the signing of Emmanuel Dennis from the Belgian top-flight side
A Watford statement read: “An agreement with Club Brugge has been reached for
the transfer of exciting young forward Emmanuel Dennis, Watford FC is delighted
to confirm. “A scorer of 27 goals in just over 90 club appearances for Brugge, he has
featured in both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
“The Hornets are currently finalizing personal terms with the pacey striker –
capped twice by Nigeria so far – who began his professional career with some experience
as a teenager in the Ukrainian Premier League with Zorya Luhansk.”
With this move, he becomes the eighth African in Xisco Munoz’s squad after William
Troost-Ekong (Nigeria), Tom Dele-Bashiru (Nigeria), Adam Masina (Morocco), Isaac
Success (Nigeria), Ismaïla Sarr (Senegal), Imran Louza (Morocco) and Kwadwo Baah
During his time at Club Brugge, he scored a brace as the Blue-Black held Real Madrid
to a 2-2 draw in a Champions League game played two seasons ago.
In the process, Dennis became the third Nigerian to score against Los Blancos in the
European club competition.
Others to have achieved this feat are former Nigeria internationals Yusuf Ayila and