Watford midfielder Kone makes Marseille switch

Canada international Ismael Kone has ended his 18-month spell at Watford to sign for Marseille.

Midfielder Kone, who has won 22 caps for his country, moved to Vicarage Road from CF Montreal midway through the 2022/23 season.

The 22-year-old went on to make 63 appearances in all competitions for the Hornets, scoring four goals.

The Championship club have confirmed Kone’s move to France is a permanent deal.