Watford midfielder Etienne Capoue is on the verge of joining Villarreal after an agreement was reached over personal terms, according to RMC Sport.
Capoue has had a lengthy and impressive career in England, with Tottenham and Watford respectively. It looks as though that chapter of his career is set to close, with the 32-year-old set to sign for Villarreal.
That’s what RMC Sport, via reporter Mohamed Bouhafsi. It’s claimed that Capoue has already agreed terms with Villarreal, with the Spanish outfit in the process of signing and sealing the deal with Watford.
Info @RMCsport : Etienne #Capoue a trouvé un accord avec Villarreal. Watford et le club espagnol finalise le transfert. Contrat de 2 ans et demi pour l’ancien toulousain. Il est attendu dans les prochaines heures en Espagne.
— Mohamed Bouhafsi (@mohamedbouhafsi) December 27, 2020
Capoue will pen a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Spanish side, and as per RMC Sport, will be arriving in the country within the next few hours.
Villarreal sit fourth in La Liga, two points ahead of Barcelona. They’re managed by Unai Emery, formerly of Arsenal of course. It remains to be seen if Watford will re-invest the cash in the winter market.