01/09/2015

OFFICIAL: Guedioura Returns In Permanent Deal

return to Vicarage Road from Crystal Palace.

The midfielder has signed a three-year contract and adds further quality and depth to Quique Sanchez Flores’ Premier League squad.

Guedioura, 29, spent two loan spells with the Hornets last season, appearing 17 times and scoring three goals as he played an important part in the climax to Watford’s promotion-winning season.

The Algerian international previously played in France and Belgium, including a spell as captain at Belgian Pro League side Charleroi, before moving to the Premier League with Wolves in early 2010, and impressed enough to see an initial loan move made permanent that summer.

After switching to Nottingham Forest in January 2012, Guedioura went on to make 61 appearances for the East Midlands outfit before returning to the top flight with Palace in September 2013.

Guedioura is a regular member of the Algerian national side, and made three appearances at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

First Team 01/09/2015

Official | Oularé Signs From Club Brugge

WATFORD FC are delighted to announce the signing of striker Obbi Oularé on a five-year permanent deal. 

The 19-year-old joins from Belgian Pro League side Club Brugge and adds further attacking options for the Hornets’ 2015/16 Barclays Premier League campaign. 

A Belgium Under-21 international, Oularé came through the Academy ranks at Lille in France, where fellow countrymen Eden Hazard and Divock Origi also graduated, before moving to Club Brugge in 2013. 

Oularé was part of the Club Brugge squad that faced Manchester United in the Champions League qualifying stages recently, appearing as a substitute in the first leg.

The teenage forward, who featured as Club Brugge defeated Anderlecht in the Belgian Cup Final in March this year, has scored nine goals in 39 appearances for the Belgian side, including 14 starts.