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​Watford in discussions for Rennes playmaker Doucoure

Watford are hoping to conclude talks soon with French club Rennes over an £8m move for midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, according to Sky Sports.

The 22-year-old, a product of the Rennes youth system, is a France U21 international and was reportedly interesting Chelsea last season.

He made his Ligue 1 debut in the 2012-13 season and has gone on to make 57 first-team appearances, scoring 10 goals.

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