Watford are edging closer to seeing Brazillian forward Joao Pedro join from Fluminense.
According to Brazilian website Globo (via Sport Witness), when Fluminense and Watford had agreed the move for the 17-year-old forward, the date for the deal was left ambiguous, however, Watford warned in May that they may fancy him by this January.
The report says that the biggest chance of Pedro not joining the Hornets this January is if he is unable to get a work visa by that time – something which Watford will push to do as soon as the youngster turns 18 on September 26.
While speaking to local reporters (Yahoo), the attacker assured Brazilian fans that his mind was fully focused on Fluminense.
He said: “I feel ready because everything was done very calmly, with a lot of attention from all sides to give me this security. My family will be with me too, which is very important right now. That’s why I’m focused on Fluminense. I have nothing to worry about my arrival at Watford. The attention at this moment is full on Fluminense.”
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