Watford have confirmed that Venezuelan starlet Adalberto
Peñaranda originally joined the Hornets in 2016 from Granada and has spent time on loan at Udinese and Malaga. The 21-year-old is highly rated following an impressive showing at the U-20 World Cup in 2017 in which Peñaranda’s Venezuela finished as runners up to England.
The Venezuelan also earned plaudits when he broke Lionel Messi’s
The Venezuelan can play as a centre forward or a winger, but Watford’s 4-2-2-2 system this season has meant playing without wide operators, while he has the likes of Troy Deeney, Roberto Pereyra and Andre Gray to compete with in the central positions.
Regardless of his initial involvement, Watford boss Javi Gracia will be grateful for the added depth to his attacking options, with his first chance to play in Watford’s home clash with Liverpool on Saturday 24 November.