Nigerian Watford Player, Emmanuel Dennis has opened up on switching His Football idol from Brazilian Legend, Gaucho Ronaldinho to the Duo of Ronaldo and Hazard.

Emmanuel Dennis Joined EPL Club, Watford from Belgian side, Club Brugge in the summer of 2021 and has been Impressive for the Hornets Ever since.

Dennis has started life in the English Premier League Brilliantly, having a hand in 10 goals for the Hornet in just 12 EPL Appearances. The 24 Years old Nigerian has bagged 5 goals and 5 Assists so far.

Just recently in an interview on Watford's Midweek show, Inside the Hive, Emmanuel Dennis responded to Questions being thrown by fans and in the process, he Revealed his Childhood idols and switching over to modern day footballing duo. 

“Ronaldinho. He was really different and I used to watch him when I was growing up. I was really into him and his style of football,” Dennis said as quoted by the club’s official website.

“As I grew up I switched over to Ronaldo, Hazard – I just watch everybody because I’m a fan of football so I love very good football players. I’m a fan of every good football player so I watch every football player, even my teammates."

“I then pick and try to add it to myself.”

Dennis who Joined Watford in the summer opened up on what it feels like playing for the Hornets.

“I’m enjoying every part of being here. I’m really happy that I chose to come here. I love having the fans in the stadium when you score and they scream and it’s one of the best feelings.”

Speaking on his thoughts about the English Premier League, Dennis explained:

“It’s really tough, the intensity is really high, but I’m a very fast player, I love running, so I’m finding it easy but there are a lot of quality players. Most players want to be in the Premier League. I’m here and happy.”

On Claudio Ranieri Coaching Watford Dennis said:

“[Ranieri] is an experienced manager and won the Premier League with a team where it is difficult to win it. I was really happy he came here. I just listen to him, what he says I follow,” Dennis continued.

“In training, he calls me '32 Touches'. I’m always on the ball having too many touches, but he’s trying to make sure I do things the right way. For me, sometimes I don’t care if there are five defenders, I’ll try it and if it works, it works.

“But sometimes that’s hard for my teammates. He’s only been here for a few weeks but it’s going really well.”

On being Watford's Funniest Player in the Dressing room, Dennis said: 

“In the dressing room I’m the clown, always trying to make them laugh, so sometimes when I tell them I’m nervous they say ‘it’s impossible, you being nervous!’ They never believe me, but I’m always very nervous.”