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Watford Loanee Uche Agbo Shining In Original Role After Disastrous Spell As Centre Back For Granada

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On loan Watford midfielder Uche Agbo has grown in leap and bounds for Spanish La-Liga side Granada after reverting to his original role as a defensive midfielder.

Agbo started the season in a rather unfamiliar role as a central defender under coach Paco Jemez, but the Nigerian struggled as his endured a poor start to the season in Spain.

He was part of a back four which failed to keep a clean sheet in their first six games of the season, and only picked up two points before Jemez was fired and replaced by Lucas Alcaraz.

Coach Alcaraz returned the Nigerian back to his original role just in front of the defence, and since then he has gone from strength to strength.

Agbo was at his best against Valencia, Celta Vigo, Malaga in addition to his man of the match performance against Sevilla, a game they won 2-1 for their first win of the season after 16 games.

His performances as a defensive midfielder has however seen him pick up five bookings, which means he will miss their next league game when the league resumes after the Christmas break.