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Stefano Okaka leaves Anderlecht for Watford

Published 29/08/2016

Stefano Okaka has swapped Anderlecht for Watford
Stefano Okaka has swapped Anderlecht for Watford

Watford have strengthened their forward line with the signing of former Roma and Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka from Anderlecht.

The 27-year-old, who has played for Italy four times, scoring on his debut against Albania in November 2014, notched 17 goals for Anderlecht last season.

A statement on the Vicarage Road club's website confirmed he had joined the Hornets on a five-year contract, following last week's triple swoop for Daryl Janmaat, Roberto Pereyra and Younes Kaboul.

Okaka has experience of English football having spent time on loan with Fulham in 2010.

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