Ashley Fletcher signs for newly promoted Premier League side
Watford have confirmed the signing of former Middlesbrough forward Ashley Fletcher, released by Boro after a poor season in the last campaign.
Middlesbrough released Fletcher before the end of last season, alongside Britt Assombalonga, who also had a poor season with just five goals in 32 matches in all competition.
Fletcher scored four goals and provided one assist in 14 matches across all competitions, in a campaign blighted by injury.
The 25-year-old joins Watford, who secured promotion to the Premier League after finishing second in the Championship table last season.
He will join the club as a free agent by July 1, after scoring 28 goals in 108 matches for his former side Middlesbrough.
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Middlesbrough can finally move on from the striker, and they have to be swift in getting his replacement. Neil Warnock must show some actions in the coming weeks.