Watford sign Brazil U20 star Richarlison from Fluminense

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Image: Richarlison scored five goals in 14 appearances for Fluminense last season

Watford have signed Brazil U20 forward Richarlison from Fluminense on a five-year contract.

Sky Sports News understands the Hornets have agreed a fee of £13m with the Brazilian club.

Richarlison, 20, has completed a medical with Watford and his move will be subject to a work permit being secured.

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Image: Richarlison (left) made his Brazil U20 debut in 2016

The forward, who can also play off the left or right, scored five goals in 14 appearances for Fluminense last season.

Richarlison also has 10 caps and three goals for Brazil's U20 side, having made his debut in 2016.

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The Nova Venecia-born player began his youth career at Real Noroeste before switching to America Mineiro's academy, from which he graduated into senior football.

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