DONE DEAL! Watford complete Andre Gray signing from Burnley for club-record fee

first_imgGray was in the final year of his contract at Turf Moor, having joined Burnley from Brentford for £9million during the summer of 2015.The forward scored a total of ten goals in 36 appearances for the Clarets last season, having notched 25 goals during the 2015/16 campaign when Burnley won promotion back to the top flight.New Hornets boss Marco Silva has been busy in reshaping his squad ahead of the upcoming Premier League campaign, which kicks off at home to Liverpool on Saturday.On Wednesday, Watford confirmed the signing of 20-year-old Brazilian forward Richarlison from Fluminense for £13million after a successful work permit application, having long agreed terms.Tom Cleverley saw his loan switch from Everton become a permanent transfer, while Nathaniel Chalobah arrived from Chelsea with right-back Kiko Femenia, midfielder Will Hughes and goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann also coming into Vicarage Road. Watford have confirmed the signing of striker Andre Gray from Burnley for a club-record transfer fee.The 26-year-old has penned a five-year contract with the Hornets, in what is understood to be a deal worth in the region of £18.5million.Watford announced the transfer via another elaborate social media video, which has been a growing trend with clubs in England and abroad throughout the summer. The striker has put pen to paper on a five-year contract with the Hornets 1 🌧️ | It’s a grey day at #watfordfc. Perfect for a spot of @FootballManager…— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) August 9, 2017last_img

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