Zeegelaar signs four-year deal at Watford to bolster defensive ranks

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The Dutchman has been brought in as left-back cover by the Hornets and has committed to a long-term contract

Watford have completed the signing of defender Marvin Zeegelaar from Sporting CP.

Zeegelaar moves to Vicarage Road on a four-year deal after making 37 appearances for Sporting, who he joined in 2016 after a spell with Primeira Liga rivals Rio Ave.

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The 22-year-old left-back will wear the number 22 shirt for Watford.