Watford have completed the signing of Belgian defender Christian Kabasele for £5.8m on a five year deal.
The defender is currently on duty with Belgium at the Euros where he is still yet to feature and is now among the growing list of Belgian players in the premier league.A statement on the clubs website reads;
THE HORNETS are pleased to announce former Belgium Under-21 international Christian Kabasele has completed a permanent transfer to Vicarage Road.
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Kabasele is currently in France as part of Belgium’s Euro 2016 squad. The 6ft 1in centre-half joins Watford from Genk on a five-year deal.
The 25-year-old played 81 times for Genk, scoring seven goals, after signing for the Belgian Pro League side in 2014.
Born in Zaire, Kabasele started his career with Belgian outfits Eupen and Mechelen before spending a year in Bulgaria with Ludogorets Razgrad.