With the honor of playing first in-game week, 8 of the 2021/22 Premier League, Liverpool hopes to jump Chelsea - and stay there. Claudio Ranieri's first game in charge of Watford comes against the Reds, and a win for the Hornets will propel them to the top of the table.
English Premier League side Watford has sacked their manager Xisco Muñoz after their 1-0 loss to Leeds United yesterday away from home. The Hornets promoted to the Premier League from the Championship last season under Xisco Muñoz and he also began this season with a 3-2 win over Aston Villa, but recent result has led to the sack of the Spanish manager.
The Promotion of Watford football club has given rise to the influx of Nigerian players into the team. The Hornets are ready to compete on the big stage and they have found the Super Eagles players to be the drive to their success. If you would recollect, Odion Ighalo played at Watford and he starred so well in the club.
Football Club managers are one of the people whose jobs can be lost at any moment. Their jobs are only secured as long as they are winning games and getting the desired results pleasing to their club management and the fans. It is not a strange thing for coaches to lose their jobs in the English Premier League like any other Football leagues across the world.
Managers have used many tactics to their game style throughout the contemporary era of football. While some like the offensive style, others are willing to sit back and attack on the counter. Some of the world's greatest managers have adopted a defensive mindset and have found success as a result.
England international and Watford captain, Troy Matthew Deeney has today announced his departure from the club after 12 years at the Vicarage Road. Troy Deeney joined the Hornets in 2010 and has since then played a total of 389 matches for the club across all competitions scoring 131 goals in that period.
The Premier League Matchday five came with lots of tantalising football actions as several teams in the competition put up incredible performances to win their various matches this week. Well, in today's article I will be sharing my rankings of the top 5 best teams in the Premier League matchday five based on their performances this week.
The Roman's arrival to Vicarage Road will rejuvenate the side's chances of making their survival in the league solid. The Hornets garnered seven points in seven Premier League games under Xisco Munoz which has not mesmerised the owners of the club and is not good for the club, as they are newly promoted to the PL, going back to relegation in the same season will be catastrophic.
Since the current campaign began, players have done well to impress for their respective clubs. We take a look at seven Super Eagles men who have made a difference this season in Europe. Emmanuel Dennis - Watford Elegant forward, with strength on the ball and a languid style.
Super Eagles forward, Emmanuel Dennis has now scored and provided an assist for Watford on his Premier League debut against Aston Villa, it's indeed a dream start for the Hornets. For a player that was bought for a meager fee of €5m from Club Brugge, that was a very impressive start.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong was in action for Watford as they defeates Norwich City to boost their hope of returning to the premier league.Ekong who recently returned from injury featured for the entire duration of the match at the Carrow road on Tuesday evening.The Hornets took a giant step to ensuring they will be part of life in the top-flight of English football with the huge significant win at Norwich City.
Watford's manager, Xisco Munoz, has been fired after just ten months on the job. After signing in December 2020, the 41-year-old Spaniard assisted in the club's promotion to the Premier League last season. Watford are 14th in the table with seven points from seven games, and Munoz's last game in command was a 1-0 loss at Leeds United on Saturday.
Manchester United could make a renewed attempt to sign Ismaila Sarr from Watford during this summer's transfer window.Sarr was an option for the Red Devils before the domestic transfer deadline last summer, but they were put off by the £40m price tag.
Nigeria striker, Isaac Success, on Saturday scored his first goal in 16 months for Watford, providing the second in 2-0 win at Swansea City .The 25-year-old whose career has been greatly hampered by injuries, found the back of the net on 87 minutes, to double the lead for the visitors, who were put in front on 56 minutes by Andy Gray, as the newly promoted Hornets claimed all three points of the SkyBet Championship game week 46 fixture at Vicarage Road.
Forget all the buzz about Claudio Ranieri and his debut as Watford's new coach, Liverpool is expected to win convincingly against Watford tomorrow. Without a doubt, Claudio Ranieri is a decent coach but Watford simply does not have what it takes to stop a Mo Salah who has scored in seven consecutive matches for Liverpool or a Sadio Mane who is just one goal shy of 100 Premier League goals.
Watford have completed the signing of Slovakia midfielder Juraj Kucka from Parma. The 34-year-old had been with the Serie A club since January 2019 and scored 13 goals for Parma in the last two seasons. He previously played in Serie A for Genoa and AC Milan, then he had a spell in Turkey with Trabzonspor before joining Parma.
Burnley and Crystal Palace are set to go head-to-head in the race to sign Watford midfielder Will Hughes, according to The Mail. Hughes is in the final year of his contract with the Hornets, and he just turned down a two-year extension. As a result, he has been relegated to the Under 23s, and the club is expected to sanction his move before the deadline.
Emmanuel Dennis had a spectacular debut, scoring a goal and setting up another as Watford defeated Aston Villa in their Premier League season opener. In the 10th minute, the nimble-footed forward latched on to a low cross and coolly slotted past Emiliano Martinez to put Watford ahead.
Nigeria striker, Isaac Success, on Saturday, put up a sterling performance in his first start of the season for Watford in 3-0 win over Birmingham City.
Cardiff City host Watford in a crunch Championship clash on Saturday, with the Hornets looking to continue their recent impressive run.Xisco Munoz's side have won six of their last seven games in a run that has lifted them up to second in the Championship.