A fairly quiet week for Watford ended with a flurry of transfer updates, including the news that the Hornets had signed free agent Joshua King.

The former Everton and Bournemouth man was seen as a more realistic option to Paul Onuachu, who was also considered as a target.

King's arrival was announced on Friday, along with the confirmation of two other signings, including Stoke City midfielder Peter Etebo and former Rangers youngster Dapo Mebude.

There was news of potential outgoings at the beginning of the week, with Ben Foster admitting that he wanted to go to America at the end of the season and more interest in Will Hughes from other Premier League clubs.

Nevertheless, Xisco Munoz said he was happy with his players' first week back at training, as they prepare for pre-season matches beginning in a couple of weeks.

While the first two matches of pre-season will stay the same, there has been a change of schedule, with the visits of Nantes and Udinese cancelled.

Other fixture news saw the announcement of Graham Taylor day, to be held on the opening day of the season against Aston Villa.

Elsewhere, Andre Gray was called up for Jamaica's Gold Cup squad while a man from Watford - Gareth Southgate - led the England men's national team to their first final since 1966.

Finally, Hornets' playoff hero Allan Smart was given a new role at Abingdon United.