Watford adds marauding Dutch back Janmaat from Newcastle
Watford has added value with the transfer of Daryl Janmaat from Newcastle United.
Janmaat, 27, is a marauding right back with size who made 77 appearances for the Magpies. The fee is reportedly in the $10 million range.
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In Janmaat, Watford has scooped a former Newcastle Player of the Year who is terrific down the wing and an excellent crosser of the ball. He has 27 caps for the Netherlands.From WatfordFC.com:
“I’m really happy to be here, it’s a new adventure for me. I was really pleased that Watford showed interest in me because I wanted to play in the Premier League.
“We [Newcastle] lost three times to Watford last season. They had a good season and I hope we can do the same again this year.
“The club is showing great ambition and wants to improve, and I want to be part of that.”
The Hornets have drawn Southampton and lost to Chelsea this season, and were knocked out of the EFL Cup by Gillingham on Tuesday.