Watford head coach Javi Gracia signs new long-term contract
Scott Duxbury, the Watford chairman and CEO, added: “We are delighted that Javi has agreed an extension to his contract.“From day one it was clear that Javi worked well with us and shared our vision of how to achieve success for Watford Football Club, and we are looking forward to continuing that work together for many years to come.”Gracia was brought in by Watford following the sacking of Marco Silva, who was dismissed in January on the back of a run of just one win in 11 matches. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card MONEY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade REPLY Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions RANKED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Javi Gracia has signed a new long-term contract with Watford, the Premier League club have confirmed.Gracia, 48, joined Watford in January to succeed Marco Silva, helping keep the Hornets in the top flight when relegation was a real possibility. REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won huge blow Matches: 30Wins: 11Draws: 5Defeats: 14Goals for: 34Goals against: 44Points won: 38Biggest win: 4-1 vs Chelsea, 3-0 vs HuddersfieldBiggest defeat: 5-0 vs Liverpool Latest Football News ✍️ | #watfordfc are delighted to announce Javi Gracia has signed a new four-and-a-half year contract with the Hornets!Details ⤵️https://t.co/YfMoWQ9bnn#GR4CIA pic.twitter.com/4HzS6NxOm7— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) November 28, 2018He started this season with four wins from the opening four matches, and currently has Watford in the top half of the Premier League table.Gracia, who managed clubs in Spain, Greece and Russia before being appointed the Hornets’ head coach, has put pen to paper on a four-and-a-half-year deal.“I am very happy to extend my contract,” Gracia said.“I am very proud in this moment to be part of this club and to belong here for more seasons.” no dice BEST OF shining Javi Gracia’s career at Watford Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? ADVICE REVEALED The former midfielder was praised upon his appointment as ‘very highly valued in Spain’, though his Vicarage Road career began with a 1-0 defeat by Southampton in the FA Cup.Watford ended the season winning four of their 15 matches played under Gracia’s tutelage, and he’s claimed a further seven wins so far this term; six in the Premier League and the other in the Carabao CupMemorable results include a 4-1 defeat of Chelsea in his first home match in charge, as well as a comeback victory over Tottenham played back in September.