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Hornets confirm Wilmot exit

31st January 2019, 19:53 by James Mason

Watford defender Ben Wilmot has completed his loan move to sister club Udinese until the end of the campaign.

England Under-20 international Wilmot joined the Hornets in the summer of 2018 from Stevenage and is one of the most highly-rated players at Vicarage Road after impressing in the youth set-up.

The versatile defender has featured for the senior side six times - with two of those coming in the Premier League - and he will now continue his development in Serie A for the rest of the campaign.

Wilmot becomes the third Watford player to make the switch to sister club Udinese this month, with Stefano Okaka joining three weeks ago while Marvin Zeegelaar's move was confirmed on Wednesday.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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