Belkalem joins Watford on loan

Watford have completed the signing of Algerian international Essaid Belkalem on a season-long loan deal.

Last Updated: 12/08/13 at 16:28 Post Comment

Essaid Belkalem playing against Togo during this year's African Cup of Natio

Essaid Belkalem playing against Togo during this year's African Cup of Natio

The Championship club have an option to take the 24-year-old permanently.

The defender, who joins from Granada, is part of the Algeria squad currently attempting to qualify for next year's World Cup finals.

Belkalem was at Vicarage Road on Saturday to watch the Hornets trounce Bournemouth 6-1 in a league match.

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