Report: Watford target Wilfried Ndidi in £6 million deal

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Watford have been linked with Wilfried Ndidi.

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According to the Mirror (live transfer thread, July 5th 2016 at 18:54), Watford are keen on signing Wilfried Ndidi in a £6 million deal.

The report claims that the Genk midfielder has attracted a number of potential suitors this summer following a fine season in Belgium, including Watford as they eye a £6 million deal.

The Hornets are looking to use their extensive scouting network this summer to significantly improve their squad as they look to break in to the top half of the Premier League table.

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New coach Walter Mazzari has already seen his squad bolstered by the additions of one or two top players, and now the club’s owners - the Pozzo family - are looking to Belgium to bring in another.

Ndidi, 19, has risen to prominence over the past 12 months following his superb performances for Genk.

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According to the report in the Mirror, he joined the Belgian side for a reported £150,000 two years ago and has already been the subject of a failed £5 million from German side Hamburg this summer.

Described as an athletic midfielder with plenty of power, pace and determination, Ndidi has been likened to fellow Nigerian John Obi Mikel and seems to have all the attributes to succeed in the Premier League.

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