Quique Sanchez Flores sacked as Watford manager 85 days after re-appointment

Quique Sanchez Flores sacked as Watford manager 85 days after re-appointment

- Quique Sanchez Flores has been relieved of his duties as Watford manager after 85 days

- The Spanish manager has only manage to win two in 12 matches in all competitions

- Reports claim former Brighton boss Chris Hughton is expected to take over at Vicarage Road

Quique Sanchez Flores has been sacked as manager of Premier League side Watford just 85 days in his second spell at Vicarage Road.

The Spanish gaffer took over from Javia Garcia after the Hornets went four league games without a win.

And the 54-year-old has just managed one win in ten Premier League matches including the 2-1 defeat to Southampton at St. Mary's.

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Watford remain unmoved at the bottom of the table with eight points in 14 matches since the start of the 2019-20 season.

According to reports from Sky Sports, former Brighton boss Chris Hughton has been tipped to become Watford's third manager in the new season

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The Hornets moved just one step above bottom of the log following their 2-0 victory of Norwich City in early November, but back-to-back defeats to Burnley and Southampton has seen them back in 20th position.

Flores' only other victory in his 12 matches at the club was against Swansea in the Carabao Cup.

He is now the third manager to lose his job in the English topflight division after Javi Garcia, Mauricio Pochettino and Unai Emery.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Arturo Vidal could be making his way to the Premier League to join English giants Manchester United.

It is understood the Chilean midfielder is frustrated at Barcelona and claimed earlier in the season he would retrace his steps in December.

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