Watford Sign Newcastle’s Daryl Janmaat

Daryl Janmaat is to have a medical at Watford after Newcastle United agreed to sell the defender for £7.5m.

Janmaat has completed a move to Watford.
Janmaat has completed a move to Watford.

The Holland right-back will be replaced at St James’ Park when DeAndre Yedlin completes a £5m move from Tottenham Hotspur.Although the deal remains vulnerable to a late hijacking from West Ham United,Watford are confident Janmaat, who joined Newcastle from Feyenoord in 2014, will sign.

Tim Krul, Newcastle’s Holland goalkeeper who has been sidelined for almost a year since rupturing a cruciate ligament while on international duty, is expected to sign a one-year contract extension before joining Ajax on a season-long loan. Krul, who has fewer than 12 months remaining on his deal, is expected to be fit at some point next month.

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Moussa Sissoko, another former Newcastle mainstay, seems almost certain to leave before the transfer window’s closure with Internazionale, Everton and Tottenham interested in the France midfielder but balking at the £30m asking price. Spurs are believed to favour a part-exchange involving one of their fringe players.

With Rafael Benítez still searching for a winger and a striker, Brentford’s attacking midfielder Alan Judge is being lined up but any transfer would depend on the player, who is recovering form a badly broken leg, passing a stringent medical.

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