LONDON: Premier League club Watford signed Turkey midfielder Ozan Tufan from Fenerbahce on Thursday on a season-long loan with an option to buy.
The 26-year-old Tufan has played his whole professional career in Turkey and has made 63 appearances for his country.
“A holding midfielder with a range of passing and an eye for goal, the Hornets have beaten a host of Premier League and European clubs to Tufan's signature,” the London club said in a statement.
Financial details were not disclosed.
Tufan scored two goals Turkey's 3-0 win over Norway in a World Cup qualifier in March.
Watford beat Aston Villa 3-2 in its season opener and will play at Brighton on Saturday.