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OFFICIAL: Belkalem Signs

Posted: Mon 12 Aug 2013
Author: Club Journalist

The Hornets complete the signing of Essaïd Belkalem on loan from Granada

WATFORD FC is delighted to announce the signing of Algerian international Essaïd Belkalem from Granada on a season-long loan.

The Hornets have an option to sign the 24-year-old defender permanently. He has previously plied his trade in his home nation, spending five years with JS Kabylie. 

The towering stopper has been a key member of the Algerian national side in their qualifying campaign for the World Cup in Brazil next summer.

Belkalem will wear squad number 5.