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(Video) Stefano Okaka channels his inner Gianfranco Zola with sensational Watford goal

Watford striker Stefano Okaka has never been the most prolific of forwards, but he looked like one on Saturday with this finish against Everton.

The 27-year-old has failed to ever really settle at one club having now played for 10 different outfits since 2005, but has been given his latest chance by Walter Mazzarri.

Given his last Premier League goal came over six years ago when he played for Fulham against West Ham United in 2010, he was overjoyed with his wonderful effort on Saturday.

The Italian international seemingly took inspiration from compatriot Gianfranco Zola with this goal, with comparisons being made to that effort the former Chelsea wizard scored with a back-heel flick against Norwich City in the FA Cup.

While this one probably won’t be remembered as fondly as Zola’s goal, it was certainly one that Okaka won’t be forgetting any time soon as he will now undoubtedly hope to put together a run of goalscoring form to help Mazzarri’s side improve further.

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