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  • "
    UAFhornet wrote:
    Scullion wrote:
    Mnnnnn......looks iffy one to me..if cover signing then OK...Hoban and Angella and Ekstrand all much better....and if only Fitz was able to stay fit then that would be a bonus. Suspect he will exit though. Need some talent and Angella has that in buckets and spades..........few more like him would be good.....Beasty Bekalem has to be on way out? Didnt see much of him but what I did left me worried ....

    Are you having a laugh or do you know nothing about football?

    Ekstrand is a donkey.
    Berkhalem was an International and a not very good one for us!
    Well like many on here who cannot believe this signing I think he will love all what the nightlife our town can give him, Oceana etc!
    Yes, his had loads of performances for all clubs but not very convincing.
    I think we'll be reading about him for all the wrong reasons but maybe his just been at the wrong clubs and I've got him all wrong!
    I am mystified with the person who thinks that the Pozzo/Nani have got it right by signing this type of player, instead of loading us normally with Udinese or euro players that have not been good enough for us so far.
    Time will tell, however, Lloyd Dyer, Gomes are a good choice but I'm not sure about this choice."
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Watford sign former West Bromwich Albion and Doncaster Rovers defender Gabriel Tamas

Picture: Action Images

Picture: Action Images

First published in Sport
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by , Sports Editor

Watford have completed the signing of experienced centre half Gabriel Tamas.

The 30-year-old spent the second half of this season at Doncaster Rovers, where he made 13 starts and one substitute appearance for the side as they were relegated from the Championship.

Tamas has played for a host of clubs during his career including Galatasaray, Spartak Moscow, Auxerre and Celta Vigo.

The Romanian international spent three and a half years at West Bromwich Albion, making 77 appearances before his contract expired.

Tamas has had several off-the-field problems in the past.

In 2011 the defender and ex-Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu were given life bans by Romania after drinking before a friendly match, although the bans were lifted 43 days later.

In June he was arrested and jailed after kicking in a door to get into a block of flats in Bucharest. He was said to be drunk at the time and was arrested after falling asleep on the first floor.

In October last year his contract with Romanian club CFR Cluj was terminated after just a week due to alcohol-related incidents.

He was also involved in a nightclub fracas whilst at Doncaster Rovers which resulted in the defender suffering a fractured cheek bone.

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