No complaints from Iwelumo

Chris Iwelumo feels Watford's player recruitment policy is vindicated by their lofty position in the Championship.

Last Updated: 05/02/13 at 18:24 Post Comment

Chris Iwelumo: Believes Watford will get promoted this season

Chris Iwelumo: Believes Watford will get promoted this season

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

The Pozzo family have overseen a huge influx of overseas players under the management of Gianfranco Zola at Vicarage Road.

Iwelumo started the season as the Hornets' captain but has now joined npower League One strugglers Oldham on loan in order to gain first-team football, and he is backing his parent club for promotion this term.

The veteran striker said: "I think from last season there's probably two or three players that are still involved. Jonathan Hogg's playing quite a bit, Yeatesy (Mark Yeates) is in and out, (Nyron) Nosworthy's in and out.

"The rest are new players so it is a difficult one to take but we're doing well so you can't really complain.

"I think Watford will go up this year if I'm being honest with you.

"The players they've brought in are great lads, Zola's an absolute gentleman and a legend as well so I wish them all the best and I've got a really good feeling that they will go up."

On his relationship with Zola, Iwelumo added: "I was (given a chance). He made me captain, I was captain for August and the full month of September. I started every match so it's just one of those things.

"The gaffer was brilliant with me. I can't fault him, he's been absolutely fantastic for me."

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

F

air play to the lad. I'd like to think I 'd have no fear of heading off to the other side of the world to coach, but in truth, I don't have the cajones. Hopefully he can make a decent living out of it.

mylsey
Brit Coaches Abroad: Jack Brazil

I

was reticent with this signing, bringing our outlay on left backs to £50m + a Nani loan (and still paying his wages). However, if he's better than Pele then who am I to complain...

mufc phil
He's Solved 'The Rojo Problem' Before...

O

K FIFA we're done, you can ban us now

jimmyjazz
Barcelona transfer ban upheld

Footer 365

Football Association looking into allegations against Malky Mackay and Iain Moody

The Football Association is looking into allegations made by Cardiff against former manager Malky Mackay and head of recruitment Iain Moody.

Transfer news: Stevan Jovetic happy at Manchester City

Stevan Jovetic insists he is happy at Manchester City and wants to make up for a disappointing debut season last term.

Premier League: Willian targets more goals for Chelsea this season

Willian admits he needs to score more goals this season if he is earn a starting place in Chelsea's line-up.

Mail Box

Rojo Is A Better Signing Than Hummels

There's some big talk in the morning mailbox, which claims that Man United were right to sign Marcos Rojo instead of Mats Hummels. Plus, one Gooner's happy Arteta's out...

So Long And Good Luck To Nani

A Mailbox that offers best wishes to a departing hero, defends Olivier Giroud, tells us to steady on over Calum Chambers and makes some amusing predictions...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property