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Zola confirmed as new manager of Watford

July 7, 2012


• Italian has signed a two-year deal at Vicarage Road
• Zola was previously manager of West Ham from 2008 to 2010

Gianfranco Zola has been confirmed as manager of Watford. The Italian has signed a two-year deal at the Championship club after the club’s new owners announced the departure of Sean Dyche on Friday.

“Everyone kno ws how Gianfranco Zola likes football to be played,” the Watford technical director Gianluca Nani told the club’s official website.

“I think Watford’s fans can expect an exciting and attacking style from his team. Gianfranco represents this project perfectly.”

Watford will become the second club Zola has managed in England after he was appointed West Ham manager by Nani during his spell as technical director at Upton Park and guided them to a seventh-place finish in 2008-09 before departing after a 17th place finish the following season. Read More


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