Watford snap up highly-rated Brazilian wonderkid Joao Pedro… with 16-year-old to join the club in 2020
- Talks have been ongoing between Watford and Fluminese for last two months
- The teenager is aiming to follow a similar career path as compatriot Richarlison
- He will enter into a five-year deal with Watford when he moves in 2020
Watford have secured a deal for prolific 16-year-old Fluminese striker Joao Pedro.
He will join the Vicarage Road club in 2020, when he turns 18-years-old, and will be tied down to a five-year deal in the process. Talks have been ongoing over a transfer for the past two months.
There are hopes that the teenager will follow a similar career path to Richarlison.
Watford have secured a deal for prolific 16-year-old Fluminese striker Joao Pedro
Compatriot Richarlison joined Watford in summer 2017 and impressed under now Everton manager Marco Silva.
Richarlison then secured a £45million move to Everton just a year later and has since been capped by the senior Brazil side.
Watford beat Wolves 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
He will be hoping to have a similar impact to his compatriot Richarlison at Watford from 2020
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