Craig Dawson claims decision to join Watford from West Brom was pretty easy

A general view (GV) of The Hawthorns as the pitch is watered prior to the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on May 5, 2018 in West...

Dawson has reunited with a former West Bromwich Albion teammate at Watford.

Craig Dawson of Watford in action during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Vicarage Road on August 10, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom.

Craig Dawson has claimed the decision to join Watford from West Bromwich Albion was a 'pretty easy' one.

Dawson ended his nine-year West Brom career in the summer, following his former Baggies teammate Ben Foster to Vicarage Road.

And the defender has told Watford's official website that it was Foster's enthusiasm for the Premier League club that convinced him to move.

"When the opportunity came over the summer to sign for Watford it was a pretty easy decision," Dawson explained.


"Last season the lads did really well in the league and reaching the FA Cup final made it a great year for them. It’s a very exciting squad with a great coach, and it was a brilliant opportunity for me.

"Fozzy’s notoriously difficult to get hold of during the summer as he’s always out and about on his bike, but I managed to speak to him and obviously he had great words to say about the club and the staff.

"In typical Fozzy style, he was so enthusiastic and I could tell he really loved it here. I have good trust in him and that made it an even easier decision."

Goalkeeper Ben Foster of Watford during the Premier League match between Watford FC and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on August 24, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom.

Watford are reported to have paid £5.5 million for Dawson, who has played every minute of their Premier League campaign so far.

But despite being bottom of the table after picking up a point from their opening four fixtures, the Hornets' squad, according to the Lancastrian, is 'the best I’ve ever been a part of'.

West Brom are currently fourth in the Championship under the management of Slaven Bilic and could, at this rate, feasibly overtake Watford next season.

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