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It’s early days of course and the remaining weeks of the transfer window will bring further upheaval, but Watford proved just about superior to a Middlesbrough team who you sense would be learn more than content with mid-table anonymity.

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Aubameyang, who has often been deployed on the left flank by Mikel Arteta, played a crucial part in Arsenal’s FA Cup success last season, scoring a brace in the semi-final victory against Manchester City prior to repeating the feat in the final against Chelsea.

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The likes of Troy Deeney, Danny Welbeck, Ismaila Sarr and Will Hughes were among a raft of players absent here through a combination of injury, lack of match fitness or simply sitting in the departure lounge waiting for a move before the window shuts next month.

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‘I can understand why he was a young captain (at Southampton), I can understand why he was so respected at Liverpool. From the short time we’ve seen him and worked with him, he’s been fantastic for us.’

Armstrong thought he had given the visitors a late lead but it was ruled out for offside and the Cherries, back in the second tier after five years in the Premier League, grabbed the points late on through Danjuma. 

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Chelsea agree £25m deal for Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy

The 28-year-old Senegal international will become Chelsea’s eighth signing of the summer once details are finalised and will provide competition for Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero.

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‘s youth revelation looks like it will be seeing a new recruit in the form of wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho.

Sheffield United, Crystal Palace and Aston Villa have been pushing for the England U21 international with Liverpool still to make a decision. They would want over £20m plus clauses if they sell while any loan move would involve penalty payments if he did not play.

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‘You’re always looking to see if there’s somebody that can bring something extra and help the guys already here, so we’ll keep working in that regard but the most important thing is to help the guys we’ve got take the next step.’

Wolves loanee Morgan Gibbs-White made an immediate impact on his Swansea league debut with the only goal in a 1-0 win at Preston. QPR saw off Nottingham 2-0 after a Lyndon Dykes penalty and last-minute Ilias Chair effort.

Watford were the more vibrant side before half-time before retreating after the break.

Middlesbrough saw chances come and go, with Britt Assombalonga their most dangerous player, but Watford showed a resoluteness often missing last season.

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