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Watford sign rumoured Chelsea and United target Richarlison

Richarlison has joined Watford from Fluminense, despite reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United.

News 08 Aug 2017, 19:30 IST
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Watford forward Richarlison

Watford have secured the signing of forward Richarlison from Fluminense on a five-year contract.

The Brazil Under-20 international had been linked with both Manchester United and Chelsea but arrives at Vicarage Road for a reported £11.2million fee.

Richarlison is the latest in a string of new recruits, with Will Hughes, Nathaniel Chalobah and Tom Cleverley having already signed up under new Watford boss Marco Silva.

The 20-year-old scored 19 goals in 67 appearances for his former club.

Watford begin their Premier League campaign at home to Liverpool on Saturday.

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