Super Eagles defender, William Troost Ekong, has penned an emotional farewell message to the entire Watford FC team following his departure feom the club.
Rumour emanated last weekend that Watford has agreed to loan Ekong to the Italian Serie A side Salernitana until the end of the season.
The hardworking defender was an unused substitute in Watford’s weekend game against Rotherham United.
He sent the message on Monday afternoon thanking the entire team for their support throughout his stay.
“The moment has come for me to move on from Watford FC after three special seasons shared with everyone involved. From everyone at the restaurant, security workers, and volunteers at the stadium to the medical & office staff and all the rest you have made my time what it was. The coaches and most of all my teammates, I can only say thank you!!!
“The Pozzo family for believing in me and the important five years of my career at both clubs with the highlight of the promotion and a chance to achieve my boyhood dream of playing in the Premier League.
“To all the fans thank you for your support, it has been special going from watching as a boy to stepping on the pitch as a player. As now a fan again I wish for promotion just as much as all of you and will be back watching from the stands in the future.
COYH! All the best,
Will”, he wrote.