English Premier League side, Watford Football Club have confirmed the acquisition of Nigerian forward, Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure from Belgian Jupiler League side, Club Brugge.
The English Premier League side on their social media pages confirmed that an agreement has been reached with Club Brugge for the forward to join William Troost Ekong, Isaac Success, and Tom Dele Bashiru’s side.
“An agreement with Club Brugge has been reached for the transfer of exciting young forward Emmanuel Dennis, we are delighted to confirm.” The statement read.
The 23-year-old Nigerian spent part of last season on loan in Germany’s Bundesliga with 1. FC Köln, having first joined the Belgian top-flight side in the summer of 2017.
A scorer of 27 goals in just over 90 club appearances for Brugge, he has featured in both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
“The Hornets are currently finalising personal terms with the pacy striker – capped twice by Nigeria so far – who began his professional career with some experience as a teenager in the Ukrainian Premier League with Zorya Luhansk.” The statement concluded.
Emmanuel Dennis has scored 19 goals in 85 league games for Club Brugge from the 2017/2018 to the 2020/2021 season.
He could not score a goal in nine games during his loan spell at German Bundesliga side, FC Koln last season.