Profile: Alexander Merkel
- Current club: Udinese Calcio
- Date of Birth: 22 February 1992
- Birthplace: Pervomayskiy, Kazakhstan
- Position: Midfielder
Watford: Ranegie and Merkel arrive from Udinese
Watford have announced the signings of Sweden international striker Mathias Ranegie and German midfielder Alexander Merkel from Italian side Udinese.
Man City have been offered Alexander Merkel as part of an exchange package that will see Carlos Tevez leave the Etihad Stadium for AC Milan. The Kazakhstan-born midfielder has been offered as a makeweight in a permanent deal for the Argentine.