Watford centre-back, William Troost-Ekong, has left the England Championship football club.

Ekong, who is also the current vice-captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria made this known on Monday via his verified Instagram handle.

He wrote, “The moment has come for me to move on from @watfordfcofficial after three special seasons shared with everyone involved.

“From everyone at the restaurant, security workers, 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!!!

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“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.

“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,” he added.

At the moment, detail of Ekong’s next career move is yet to be made public.

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