Maduka Okoye says he’s is excited to sign for English Premier League outfit Watford FC.

The Hornets announced the signing of the Nigerian international from Dutch Eredivisie side Sparta Rotterdam on Monday.

Okoye penned a five-year contract with the Claudio Ranieri’s side, but will spend the rest of 2021-2022 campaign with the Dutch Club.

“I’m overwhelmed to sign for Watford FC, to play in the Premier League is something I’ve been dreaming about since I was a little boy.”

“I can’t wait to get started with the team upcoming 22/23 season and I wish the Club all the best for the rest of the season”. Okoye posted on his Twitter account.

He started his career in 2012 with Bayer Leverkusen, turning up for their Youth team. In 2017, he left Bayer Leverkusen for Fortuna Düsseldorf, where he played for their Youth team and the senior team.

After 34 appearances for Fortuna Duesseldorf in three years, The 22-year-old started decided to part ways with German fourth division side in 2020 and signed for Spata Rotterdam.

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