Thorne Joins Watford

06/11/2013 19:07

Today (Wednesday 6th November 2013), Watford signed highly rated West Brom midfielder George Thorne on a loan deal until the 2nd January 2014. The Hornets have been interested in Thorne for a long time but West Brom have delayed his exit until now after his recovery from a long term injury. Thorne who is a defensive midfielder was born in Chathan in 1993 and cam through the ranks at West Brom turning pro in 2009. To date, Thorne has made 16 appearances for West Brom and had a spell in the Baggies starting elevan last season before injury kept him out for the rest of the season. He has spent three spells out on loan all of which coming in the champiosnhip. During the 2011/12 season, Thorne had two stints on loan at Portsmouth where he made a combined total of 14 apperances. Last season, he spent a short spell on loan at Peterborough United where he made 7 appearances and scored once. As well as this, Thorne is capped at England Under 16,17,18 and 19 levels and the 20 year old midfielder is highly rated up at West Brom. Thorne will wear the number 29 shirt during his stay with the Hornets. Welcome to the club George!!!!!