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Ex-Man Utd captain Valencia: I hope we sign Watford fullback Estupinan

Former Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has heaped praise on Watford left-back Pervis Estupinan.

Fellow Ecuadorian Valencia has tipped the defender to join the Red Devils.

Estupinan spent last season on loan at La LigaOsasuna, impressing during his 29 appearances for the club.

"From here, I send all the positive energies to Estupiñán. Hopefully, it will happen," said Valencia of the youngster joining United.

Estupinan has already responded to his fellow Ecuadorian, thanking him for his kind words.

"I'm proud to receive the blessings of a reference like you. A big hug," he replied.

Estupinan is due to spend another season on loan at Osasuna before returning to Watford in 2021.

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