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Watford sign Marseille defender Brice Dja Djedie

Published 21/07/2016

Ivory Coast defender Brice Dja Djedje claims he has signed for Premier League side Watford
Ivory Coast defender Brice Dja Djedje claims he has signed for Premier League side Watford

Watford have signed Marseille right-back Brice Dja Djedie on a four-year deal, the club have announced.

The Ivory Coast international had earlier claimed via French newspaper L'Equipe that he had secured a move to the Premier League side for a reported £4million.

But the Hornets have now confirmed the signing for an undisclosed fee and he is set to join up with his new team-mates on their pre-season tour of Austria.

The 25-year-old featured 70 times for Marseille, having made his name for Evian during a four-year spell.

Dja Djedie becomes Walter Mazzarri's fifth summer signing ahead of the new season, following the arrivals of Christian Kabasele, Jerome Sinclair, Isaac Success and Juan Camilo Zuniga.

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