Watford confirm Djedje signing

Published On 26/07/2016 | By Enoch | Africa, Ivory Coast, Latest News, Ligue 1, Premier League, Top Stories, Transfers

Watford have confirmed the signing of powerful right back Brice Dja Djedje from French Ligue 1 side Marseille for an undisclosed fee.

The Ivory Coast International has penned a four year deal, becoming the Vicarage Road outfit first signing of the summer transfer window.

“The Hornets are pleased to announce the permanent signing of Ivory Coast international Brice Dja Djedje,” a Watford statement confirmed.

“The 25-year-old right wing-back has moved to Watford in a four-year deal from Marseille, where he featured 70 times during two and a half seasons at the Stade Velodrome.

“He becomes the Hornets’ fifth signing ahead of the 2016-17 Premier League campaign, following the capture of Jerome Sinclair, Christian Kabasele, Isaac Success and Juan Camilo Zuniga, while Abdoulaye Doucoure has also joined up with the squad for the first time following his signing during the January transfer window.”

The 25-year started his career with youth team of PSG but made his professional debut for Evian, where he spent four great years before joining Marseille.

Djedje made 62 appearances in all competitions for Marseille in his two years stint with the French giants.
He has been capped seven times by Ivory Coast.



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