West Ham were extremely busy during the summer transfer window as Manuel Pellegrini splashed the cash on his arrival, spending in excess of £100m to rejuvenate his squad at the London Stadium.
A significant outlay was spent to bring the likes of Lukasz Fabianski, Felipe Anderson, Issa Diop, Fabian Balbuena and Andriy Yarmolenko to the club, amongst others, but there was also a number of pieces of outgoing business.
One player who left West Ham in the summer was talented youngster Domingos Quina, who moved to join Premier League rivals Watford in hunt of more regular playing time – and he made his Premier League debut for the club in the defeat to Manchester City last night.
Despite the Hornets suffering a 2-1 defeat to the Premier League title favourites, Quina caught the eye for an impressive display in midfield and fans were excited by the performance of the 19-year-old talent.
It seems they feel they made a great addition by snatching the teenager’s services off West Ham and we have gathered some of their comments below.
Great to see Quina on the last night #watfordfc He doesn’t care about reputation and who he is playing against, He gets stuck in, can see a pass, looks quick has a shot on him and has so much confidence.Needs to be involved now much more played great vs Spurs now City top teams
— Rich (@Richwfc2) December 5, 2018
Things we learnt tonight:
Ben Foster is a god
We need to see more of Quina
Chalobah is still not quite there
Mariappa should never start ahead of Kabasele#watfordfc
— Tom. (@tom_white91) December 4, 2018
Domingos Quina comes on for his first league action against Man City of all teams and plays like he belongs there. Another exciting prospect! ???????? #watfordfc
— Tandy (@UrboyTandy) December 4, 2018
A very composed and confident debut from Quina in a very tough game, really looking forward to seeing more of him! #WatfordFC
— TJD (@ThomasJDesign) December 4, 2018
Quina looked quality. Wanted the ball and didn’t look overawed in such company. Baller, potential.. did a lot more than Doucs too #watfordfc
— NEHornet (@HornetMatt16) December 4, 2018
We’ve actually had a really good 2nd half with the ball. Quina has been good. Gray has done well since coming on. Foster superb.
— Duffy (@Duffy9057) December 4, 2018
Quina looks more composed than every single one of our other midfielders.
Doesn't fear City at all whilst the others look petrified to have the ball for more than 0.05 seconds.
Hope the lad gets more game time over the rest of the season, clearly talented and can create something
— Lee Harris (@lee_harris6) December 4, 2018
I think it's time to start Domingos Quina. Been excellent whenever called upon
— Lou (@Ioubakio) December 4, 2018
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