Watford playmaker Tom Dele-Bashiru has expressed his joy after making his debut make his debut for the Hornets in the Carabao Cup win against Coventry City at the Vicarage Road on Tuesday night.

He came off the bench for brace hero Ismaila Sarr and was lively with touches.

“It’s a great stadium, the pitch is amazing and the fans are great as well,” the 19-year-old told Watford’s official website.

“It’s very welcoming and feels like a family.”

“I’d like to think I can help the team going forward,” he said.

“I like to play between the lines, create chances and make runs in behind. I would like to help the team, but that’s down to the manager, he picks whichever team he thinks is best for each game.

“I’ve learnt to improve the defensive aspect of my game, because I’m more of an attacking player but it’s also good to have the other side of the game. He [Gracia] tells me to understand my position as well”

The 19-year-old midfielder is Manchester-born, and has represented both England and Nigeria at youth level, scoring for the Flying Eagles in the Under-20 World Cup against Qatar in May.

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