William Troost-Ekong has been voted Watford Man of the Match for his superb performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Birmingham City, in Saturday’s Championship game.

Watford made the announcement on their verified Twitter handle on Sunday.

Troost-Ekong beat off competition from Troy Deeney and Nathaniel Chalobah to win the award.

The former Udinese defender polled 55 per cent of the votes by the club fans to emerge winner.