Abdoulaye Doucoure says he’s fully targeted on performing for Watford after being strongly linked with a transfer away from Vicarage Highway in the summertime.
However 25-year-old Doucoure, who was Watford’s Participant of the 12 months final season, stayed put and dedicated his long-term future to the membership by signing a brand new deal till 2023.
‘There was quite a lot of hypothesis in the summertime however I used to be targeted on Watford and my soccer. I don’t assume all of the hypothesis was true,’ he mentioned.
‘I’m very completely satisfied to have my new take care of the membership and to be a part of this venture.
‘We’ve received 4 video games [in a row this season] and I’m very completely satisfied right here. I wish to put my stage as excessive as attainable this yr.
‘I used to be all the time targeted on Watford.’
Watford have received 4 straight video games this season however supervisor Javi Gracia says the Premier League will quickly put the membership ‘in our place’.
Solely two different groups – Liverpool and Chelsea – are additionally but to drop some extent this time period.
‘Whenever you begin one thing you all the time assume you may be good however you have no idea if it is possible for you to to realize 4 wins in a row,’ Gracia mentioned.
‘However we’re in second – we’re having fun with it. We all know sooner or later the competitors will put us in our place.’
Manchester United misplaced back-to-back matches earlier within the season however bounced again with a 2-Zero victory over Burnley earlier than the worldwide break.