Claudio Ranieri: Watford appoint former Leicester boss as new supervisor

Watford have appointed Claudio Ranieri as their new supervisor after sacking Xisco Munoz on Sunday.

It’s the 14th managerial change below Watford’s house owners, the Pozzo household, since they took over in 2012.

Ranieri is charged with enhancing their league type as they sit 14th after taking seven factors from seven video games.

Watford’s first match with their new supervisor in cost will likely be at residence towards Liverpool on Saturday, 16 October.

Ranieri has a wealth of expertise with Watford being his twenty first membership in a 35-year managerial profession. In that point he has gained eight trophies, together with the 1995-96 Coppa Italia with Fiorentina, 2004-05 Tremendous Cup with Valencia and the 2015-16 Premier League title with Leicester.

He’s acquainted with the English high flight by way of Chelsea, Leicester and Fulham.

Ranieri is held in excessive regard at Leicester however was sacked with the Foxes only one level above the relegation zone with 13 matches left within the 2016-17 season.

From Leicester he took a season away from the Premier League, in Nantes, earlier than returning to take cost of Fulham in 2018. He solely lasted 106 days because the Cottagers sacked him with the membership dealing with relegation.

He now returns to the league within the first managerial change within the English high flight this season.

Munoz’s departure got here 10 months after he joined Watford and having led them to promotion from the Championship final season.

The Spaniard left his place after the membership’s 1-0 defeat by Leeds on Saturday.

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