Adam Masina has completed a permanent transfer from Bologna to Watford, the Hornets are pleased to confirm.
The 24-year-old left-back has signed a five-year contract at Vicarage Road and becomes the Hornets’ latest addition ahead of the 2018/19 Premier League campaign.
Morocco-born Masina is a former Italy Under-21 international who made 131 appearances for Bologna, including 99 in Serie A.
At the end of 2014/15 he was named Serie B Footballer of the Year after excelling as ‘I Rossoblu’ achieved promotion back to the top-flight, and over the past three seasons Masina has established himself as one of the top performing left-backs in Serie A.
Earlier in his career, the 6ft 3in full-back spent time on loan with lower-league Italian outfit Giacomense.
Keep an eye on watfordfc.com for reaction from Watford's new signing.