Javi Garcia gets sacked as Watford manager after 4 Premier League games

Javi Garcia gets sacked as Watford manager after 4 Premier League games

- Javi Garcia becomes the first casualty in the Premier League after being sacked by Watford

- The Spanish boss has failed to record a league win for the Hornets since the start of the season

- Watford are languishing in the bottom of the table with one point from four matches so far

Javi Garcia has been sacked as Watford manager after recording poor strings of results in the 2019-20 campaign.

The Spanish boss has only managed to get one point from four matches in the Premier League which was a 1-1 draw against Newcastle on matchday 4 at St, James' Park.

Quique Sanchez Flores has been announced as the new head coach for the second time in three years, after managing the club in the 2015-16 season when they gained promotion into the English topflight division.

Garcia took charge of the club in the 2018-19 season and led them to the FA Cup finals which they lost to Manchester City in the final.

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Watford then narrowly missed a chance to play in the Europa League this season giving Wolverhampton the opportunity to play in the elite competition last season.

The Hornets lost their opening day game to Brighton by 3-0 in front of their home fans at Vicarage Road.

Then narrowly fell 1-0 to Everton at Goodison Park on week 2, before losing 3-1 to West Ham at the London Stadium.

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Garcia's only win of the season was a 3-0 win to Coventry City in the Carabao Cup fourth round tie before holding Steve Bruce's Newcastle in the league.

The 49-year-old had previously managed Russian side, Rubi Kazan and Spanish teams including Malaga, Osasuna and Almeria after calling it quits as a footballer in 2004.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Diego Maradona has been appointed as new manager of struggling Premier division side Gimnasia.

The Argentine legend was unveiled by the club in a 30-second video which showcased him as a player and ended with the message 'Bienvenido Diego!'.

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