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Watford on verge of sealing club record deal for Malaga winger Amrabat

Watford are hoping to secure the services of Nordin Amrabat from Malaga on Monday.

According to the Daily Mirror, the Hornets will complete a club record £6.7million transfer for the Moroccan winger before Monday night's clash with Swansea City.

Amrabat said goodbye to Malaga after Saturday's 2-1 loss at Sevilla with club owner Abdullah Al-Thani confirming the 28-year-old was set to depart.

"We do not wish to sell the player, but everyone must understand: He told me it was his dream and I could not tell him he couldn't go. We are human beings," said Al-Thani.

Dutch-born Amrabat first joined Malaga on loan from Galatasaray in January 2014 before joining the Spanish outfit on a permanent deal last summer.

During his stay at La Rosaleda, the former PSV Eindhoven star has made 64 appearances for Malaga in all competitions, scoring eight goals.

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