Xisco Munoz sacked by Watford

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Watford has sacked their coach Xisco Munoz after only 10 months in charge of the club. Munoz was appointed last December which saw the club being promoted to the English premier League after the end of last season.He took the job from Vladimir Ivic.

Watford are currently position 14 with 7 points. They have won 2 games, drew 1 and ended in three defeats.The club started their race in the Premier League with a 3-2 win over Aston Villa.

The club knocked out Crystal Palace out of Carabao before they made a third round exit by a shock defeat to Stoke City in September. The 41 year old Spaniard had his latest match incharge with a loss of 1-0 defeat to Leeds United who are in the 16th position.

What was said by the club

“The board feels recent performance strongly indicate a negative trend at a time when team cohesion should be visibly improving”

The search for a replacing manager has begun and Claudio Ranieri who will be turning 70 later this month is being eyed by the club as the immediate manager. Ranieri has managed clubs in English Premier League including Chelsea, Fulham and Leicester City.

Watford will be facing Liverpool on 16 October after the International break

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