Besiktas came close to signing Watford's Mexico international Miguel Layun

Besiktas came close to signing Watford’s Mexico international Miguel Layun

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Besiktas were in talks to sign the Mexico international Miguel Layun from Club América.

However, the 26-year-old full-back signed for La Liga side Granada and was immediately loaned to Watford.

Besiktas had offered Layun a three and a half year contract at €400,000 wages in the first year of the contract.

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Layun subsequently signed for Granada for an undisclosed fee.

The Mexican international scored six goals in 17 appearances for Club América this season.

The 26-year-old played at left wing-back for the Mexico in all four of their World Cup finals matches in Brazil.

Layun is has joined Watford on loan for the rest of the season after signing a five-year deal with Granada.

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