Watford sign WBA defender Dawson

After making 225 appearances for the Baggies, Craig Dawson has left West Brom to make a Premier League return with Watford.

Craig Dawson becomes Watford's first signing of the 2019-20 season.   -  Getty Images

Watford has announced the signing of Craig Dawson, who joins the Premier League side from West Brom.

Dawson made 225 appearances for the Baggies but has agreed a four-year deal with Watford, which paid West Brom a reported £5.5million.

Former England Under-21 international Dawson becomes the beaten FA Cup finalist's first signing ahead of the 2019-20 season.

Heurelho Gomes penned a one-year contract extension last week, the veteran goalkeeper reversing his previously announced intention to retire.

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