Watford player swapping Premier League for China

Watford midfielder Mario Suarez has joined Chinese side Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng FC, the Premier League club have announced.

The 30-year-old Spaniard moved to Vicarage Road from Fiorentina in January 2016 but made just 17 appearances for the Hornets.

Suarez spent the whole of last season on loan at Valencia, where he played 24 times for the LaLiga side.

Suarez, who has three caps for Spain, will become a team-mate of former Everton, Hull and West Ham striker Nikica Jelavic at Zhicheng.

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