If Newcastle sack Eddie Howe, it would definitely feature on this list of ruthless mid-season Premier League sackings, dominated by Chelsea.
Watford have ended their brief Claudio Ranieri experiment with the appointment of another veteran coach.
The well-travelled Italian signed a two-year deal at Vicarage Road in October…
Watford have sacked manager Claudio Ranieri after just 16 weeks in the hot seat.
“I never give up in my career, this is a good team but they must change the mentality.”
“Now we need the points and then also if we score one goal more than our opponent, it is OK.”
Watford take on Newcastle, Burnley and Norwich in a huge week in the relegation battle.
“I have a lot of experience and I say this team will be safe. It is unbelievable our position, it’s unbelievable.”
Rose didn’t make a single appearance for Spurs last season before joining the Hornets.
Nigeria accused the Hornets of “baring fangs” in confirming the striker had not made the Super Eagles’ 28-man squad.
“Fortunately today arrived all my players together and that is very, very important.”
“My frustration has passed, now my mind is on the next match.”
“We haven’t had a Christmas party… never… we stay at home with our family.”
“Those who have played less, now is the right moment to show what they can do in the Premier League.”
Claudio Ranieri won the Premier League title with leicester City in 2016…
“A manager is like a parachutist, you don’t know if the parachute will open or not.”
“Oh no, no, no: give me Cristiano, please! It’s no problem for me, I’d leave him to play all the minutes!”
“I would say we are the most honest [of] all of them, and at some stages we can even become naïve.”
“He is a very good talented player, he’s fast, good skill, he always goes straight away to the goal.”
Watford scored five of their own against Everton having lose 5-0 to Liverpool in Ranieri’s first game.
“I know it will be very sad… I am very close to him, so I can give support if I can.”
Solskjaer helped Leicester rediscover themselves. Newcastle found that the richest can also be the poorest.
Losing is part of football, particularly for a Premier League team like Watford. But the fans at least want effort.
“We have to be safe. The programme is very ambitious and then I hope it will be a fantastic end for Watford and our fans.”
“We need a little time but I know in the Premier League there isn’t time. For this reason we have to work hard and fast.”
A manager with more than 20 previous clubs and a club with a hire ’em and fire ’em policy could give Watford a fighting chance of staying up.
The 69-year-old will become Watford’s 13th permanent boss since owners the Pozzo family took control in 2012.
In classic Watford fashion, they dismissed Munoz only seven games into the Premier League season…