Super Eagles Assistant Captain William Troost-Ekong has signed for Watford. The club announced Troost Ekong’s signing in a statement on Tuesday.The statement was titled ‘Official: Hornets Sign Troost-Ekong & Youngster Touré’.

The club said: “A former Netherlands youth international, Troost-Ekong made his senior international debut for Nigeria in 2015 and has since proven himself to be an important part of the Super Eagles’ defence, playing three times at the World Cup in Russia and making six appearances at last year’s African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

“He will wear squad number 5.”