Watford boss Gianfranco Zola has confirmed Troy Deeney has signed new terms.

Deeney has been linked with a return to former club Aston Villa.

But Zola told Absolute Radio: "Oh he's a really good player, he's a team player, not only scores goals, he helps the team he holds the ball, he's such an important player for us and I won't get fed up with saying how important he is for us."

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