Abdennour emerges on Watford's radar

Abdennour emerges on Watford's radar
Aymen Abdennour of Tunisia (l) clears ball from Rachid Ghezzal of Algeria during the 2017 African Cup of Nations Finals Afcon football match between Algeria and Tunisia at the Franceville Stadium in Gabon on 19 January 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

by Bertin Basson

Friday Jul 28, 2017. 09:30

Aymen Abdennour has emerged on Watford's radar with the Premier League side joining Leicester City and Southampton in pursuit of the Tunisia international.

Abdennour, 27, looks sure to leave Spanish La Liga side Valencia, with Inter Milan also in hot pursuit of the defender.

According to Sky Sports News, the Hornets have made a £1.8 million loan offer with an option to buy the player at £7 million.


Abdennour, who joined Valencia from French champions Monaco two years ago, struggled for game time last season - starting a mere nine of his 15 league appearances as he played second fiddle to Ezequiel Garay and Eliaquim Mangala.

The former Toulouse man started his career at Etoile Du Sahel in his homeland.

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