Watford have secured the long-term way forward for Brazilian ahead Joao Pedro to a brand new six-year contract that runs till the summer season of 2028.
Pedro impressed within the Premier League final season, regardless of the Hornets succumbing to relegation and dropping into the Championship this time period. Working in a wide range of attacking positions, the 20-year-old has remained a key participant, scoring twice in 9 appearances.
His new contract provides three extra years to his earlier deal at Vicarage Street.
As 90min reported final month, Newcastle have been in talks with Watford over a possible deal to take Pedro to St James’ Park. The Magpies have been assured of getting it over the road, though their supply of £30m together with add-ons fell wanting Watford’s £35m valuation.
Newcastle weren’t the one membership exhibiting curiosity in Pedro. Everton made contact with Watford, whereas Leeds, Leicester, Nottingham Forest and Wolves have been all retaining tabs on the state of affairs.
Pedro signing a brand new long-term deal is subsequently a serious coup for Watford, however he’ll seemingly entice curiosity as soon as once more if he continues to carry out.