DONE DEAL! Watford sign England Under-21 star Will Hughes from Derby County

first_img1 Watford have confirmed the signing of England Under-21 international Will Hughes from Championship side Derby County.The 22-year-old midfielder has penned a five-year contract at Vicarage Road.Hughes has been linked with a host of Premier League teams over the past few years and has now chosen to join Watford – arriving at the Hertfordshire club for an undisclosed fee.The youngster’s experience belies his tender years – Hughes has 21 caps for England at Under-21 level, and is currently with the Young Lions at the European U21 Championships in Poland, where they are through to the semi-finals.Hughes has also racked up close to 190 appearances for Derby, where he moved as a 16-year-old in 2011, making his first-team debut the same year.Watford say the playmaker will complete the move when he returns from Poland, subject to completion of medical tests, with England Under-21s waiting to find out their semi-final opponents at Euro 2017. OFFICIAL: #watfordfc is delighted to confirm the signing of England Under-21 midfielder Will Hughes from Derby County on a five-year deal. pic.twitter.com/KmGrqsOxjE— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) June 24, 2017center_img New Watford signing Will Hughes last_img read more