Super Eagles vice-captain William Troost-Ekong has joined Watford on a five deal from Udinese.
The 27-year-old Nigeria international has been with the Little Zebras since the 2018-19 season when he joined from Turkish outfit Bursaspor.
Watford confirmed the signing of Troost-Ekong on the club official website.
✍️ We are delighted to announce the signing of Nigerian international defender William Troost-Ekong on a permanent transfer.
Sought-after teenage striker Djibril Touré also joins on a five-and-a-half-year contract.
— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) September 29, 2020
Troost-Ekong who has made 66 appearances for Udinese for two seasons will be hoping to make his debut against Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
The Netherlands-born star is among the Nigeria squad that will take on Algeria and Tunisia in international friendlies on October 9 and 13, respectively.