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Wednesday July 22 2015
Behrami, Reina sold Britos on Watford

Miguel Britos reveals Valon Behrami and Pepe Reina convinced him to swap Napoli for Watford.

The defender has joined the Hornets on a three-year deal, and spoke to the club’s official website about his move.

“I knew about the club because the Pozzo family is well-known in Italy,” Britos explained, referencing the family which owns Watford and Udinese.

“I spoke to Valon Behrami, my ex-teammate at Napoli, and he told me about the club also.

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Wednesday July 22 2015
Official: Watford sign Britos

English Premier League side Watford have confirmed the signing of Napoli defender Miguel Britos.

The Partenopei have signed Brazilian midfielder Allan from Udinese, and with the Pozzo family owning both clubs, it appears the Uruguayan has moved to England as part of the same deal.

“Watford have strengthened their squad further with the permanent signing of experienced Uruguayan defender Miguel Britos,” the Hornets confirmed on their official website.

“The 30-year-old has put pen to paper on a three-year deal at Vicarage Road.

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Wednesday July 22 2015
Allan signing a real steal

The arrival of highly-rated Udinese midfielder Allan proves Napoli can still mix it with the best in the transfer market, says David Lee Wheatley.

Allan turned up at the Dimaro training camp in the early hours of Tuesday morning ahead of a medical that finally confirmed his long-awaited switch.

Napoli pair Miguel Britos and Duvan Zapata will head in the opposite direction as part of the deal, with Britos expected to move on immediately to fellow Pozzo-family owned club Watford in the English Premier League.

Zapata, meanwhile, will begin a two-year loan with the Zebrette, as he seeks regular playing time following a season largely spent coming off the bench.

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Friday July 17 2015
Allan all set for Napoli

Allan is on the verge of a move to Napoli, as Udinese left him out of their squad to face Ingolstadt.

The midfielder has been in negotiations for a transfer to the Stadio San Paolo for weeks.

It finally appears to be going through, as he left the Udinese training camp today and was not called up for tomorrow’s game against Ingolstadt.

There are reports Allan already signed a four-year contract, as he was spotted leaving the Udinese HQ five minutes after Napoli director of sport Cristiano Giuntoli and his agent.

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Wednesday July 15 2015
Allan ready to join Napoli

Napoli finally seem set to sign Allan from Udinese in exchange for cash and Duvan Zapata, plus Miguel Angel Britos to Watford.

The clubs have been in negotiations for weeks, but a deal did not go through as other players involved in exchanges could not agree terms.

These included Duvan Zapata, Gokhan Inler and Britos – as the latter two would be sent on loan to Watford.

According to Sky Sport Italia and Sport Mediaset, they have at last reached an agreement.

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Thursday July 9 2015
Napoli close to Allan deal

Napoli are believed to be close to sealing a deal for Udinese midfielder Allan, following further talks today.

The Brazilian midfielder was one of the Zebrette’s star men last season, and has been linked with the Partenopei all summer.

Gianluca Di Marzio’s website reports that a deal has now been agreed between the two clubs, with Napoli paying €12m plus Miguel Britos, with Duvan Zapata also joining the Friuli side on a two-year loan.

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Saturday July 4 2015
Inler holds up Allan to Napoli?

Napoli’s deal for Udinese midfielder Allan has hit a problem, as Gokhan Inler doesn’t want to join Watford.

The move is a complex affair, but the Partenopei have agreed to hand over €10m cash plus Miguel Angel Britos and Inler.

Udinese would then immediately loan those two players to Watford, the Premier League new boys who are also owned by the Pozzo family.

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Friday July 3 2015
Napoli-Udinese-Watford deal

Udinese, Napoli and Watford are ready to complete a massive exchange for Allan, Duvan Zapata and Miguel Britos.

According to several sources, including Sky Sport Italia, the clubs are on the verge of a complex series of transfers.

Midfielder Allan will go to Napoli in exchange for €11m cash and ownership of Uruguayan defender Britos.

However, Britos would immediately be sent on loan to Watford – the Premier League club also owned by Udinese patron Giampaolo Pozzo.

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Thursday July 2 2015
Napoli in London for Allan?

Napoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli is reportedly in London to meet Udinese President Giampaolo Pozzo for Allan.

The Brazilian defensive midfielder is a target for both the Partenopei and Inter, but it appears the former are ready to move forward in the race for his signature.

Sky reports that Giuntoli and Pozzo will meet in London today, with the Vesuviani proposing a transfer fee of €15m.

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Monday June 29 2015
Napoli reject Besiktas' Britos bid

Napoli have reportedly turned down a €2.5m Besiktas offer for Miguel Angel Britos, as Watford are also interested.

The Uruguayan defender has been at the Stadio San Paolo since July 2011.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the Partenopei rejected an initial proposal from Turkish side Besiktas worth €2.5m.

While Besiktas may well raise their offer over the next few days, Premier League team Watford are also known to be tracking his progress.

The 29-year-old made 37 competitive club appearances for Napoli this season, scoring one goal.

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