13/07/2016

OFFICIAL: Juan Camilo Zúñiga Joins Watford FC

Juan Camilo Zúñiga has completed a season-long loan move to Vicarage Road, Watford FC are pleased to confirm.

The experienced Colombian international has signed a loan deal from Italian outfit Napoli, and the Hornets also hold the option to make the move permanent.

Zúñiga, 30, is an attacking full-back who can play on either the right or left flank.

After an impressive first season in Italy with Siena, Napoli signed Zúñiga for €8.5 million in 2009 and he went on to play 163 times for the Serie A side, including a four-year spell under Watford Head Coach Walter Mazzarri.

He started his professional career in Colombia with Atlético Nacional, where he won three domestic league titles, and more recently he played nine times while on loan at Bologna during the second half of last season.

Zúñiga has played 62 times for the Colombian national team, including four appearances at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

First Team 02/07/2016

Official | Hornets Sign Jose Holebas

WATFORD FC is delighted to announce the signing of experienced defender Jose Holebas from Italy Serie A 2014/15 runners-up AS Roma.

The Greece international has penned a three-year contract with the Hornets and will join up straight away with Quique Sanchez Flores' squad.

On the international stage, the 31-year-old has made 27 appearances for his country - including four as they reached the quarter-finals of the 2012 European Championships in Poland & Ukraine.

Holebas has a wealth of top-level domestic experience and European pedigree as well with 23 Champions League appearances to his name across his time in Italy, following a hugely successful four-year spell with Greek giants Olympiakos.

The left-sided operator rose through the ranks at TSV 1860 Munich after starting out at German national league side Viktoria Kahl.