Watford’s Noteworthy Net Transfer Spend Since the Start of the Pozzo Reign

Ever since the Pozzos purchased Watford in the summer of 2012, the Hornets’ fortunes have changed dramatically. After spending five seasons in the Championship following their relegation from the Premier League, where they had only stayed in for one season, it took the new hierarchy just three more years to return Watford to the PromisedContinue reading “Watford’s Noteworthy Net Transfer Spend Since the Start of the Pozzo Reign”

Watford Insert Key Fine Print in Philip Zinckernagel’s Loan Deal

When Philip Zinckernagel joined Watford, he had the dream of playing in the Premier League. During preseason, he continued to wear the number seven kit and seemed to be impressing Xisco Munoz, especially after scoring in a closed-door friendly against Arsenal. Controversially, the Hornets elected to loan him to Nottingham Forest which appeared to be aContinue reading “Watford Insert Key Fine Print in Philip Zinckernagel’s Loan Deal”

Report: Watford Want Turkish Midfield Star Ozan Tufan

Juraj Kucka and Peter Etebo, two of Watford’s three new midfield signings, performed admirably well in the Club’s first match back in the Premier League. With Imran Louza also available following his £9 million arrival this summer, the Hornets look to have offset the problem posed by the contract situations regarding Nathaniel Chalobah and, more notably and likelyContinue reading “Report: Watford Want Turkish Midfield Star Ozan Tufan”

Watford Linked With AEK Athens Winger Once Called “The Best Player” in His League

With the transfer window closing at the end of August, the clock is ticking away for teams to make the final additions to their squads. According to multiple reports, the Hornets might be nearing a deal to sign a player once deemed by former Watford head coach Vladimir Ivic as “the best player in Israel.”Continue reading “Watford Linked With AEK Athens Winger Once Called “The Best Player” in His League”

Watford Player Ratings and Four Key Men Following Victory Against Aston Villa

The Hornets started the season in flying form by defeating Aston Villa 3-2. Goals from Emmanuel Dennis, Ismaila Sarr, and Cucho Hernandez were enough to fire the Hornets to the three points before goals from John McGinn and Danny Ings allowed for a nervy end to the match. Xisco Munoz will be ecstatic with howContinue reading “Watford Player Ratings and Four Key Men Following Victory Against Aston Villa”

The Familiar Name Watford Must Sign – Already Linked With Player

A few weeks ago, L’Equipe reported Watford were one of a handful of clubs interested in signing Chelsea’s Trevoh Chalobah. The 22-year-old has since impressed Thomas Tuchel in preseason, capping off preparations for the upcoming campaign with a stellar performance in the UEFA Super Cup. However, if the Blues are willing to let Chalobah head out onContinue reading “The Familiar Name Watford Must Sign – Already Linked With Player”

Analyzing Watford’s Recent Transfer Mistake

28 appearances. 19 goals. 18 assists. Six penalties won. One dream. Philip Zinckernagel’s 2020 campaign with Bodo/Glimt in the Eliteserien (Norwegian top-flight) earned him plenty of interest from clubs in more prominent European leagues. Watford snapped him up in the recent January transfer window as his contract expired – a move widely accepted as aContinue reading “Analyzing Watford’s Recent Transfer Mistake”

Watford’s Realistic Season Outlook: Relegation-Bound or Surprise Package?

With the Premier League season about to kick off, Watford supporters have a lot to be excited about. Unfortunately, that excitement comes at the expense of a reality that this season has the potential to be a catastrophe. The Hornets are currently relegation favorites alongside the two other recently promoted teams, and understandably so. Nonetheless,Continue reading “Watford’s Realistic Season Outlook: Relegation-Bound or Surprise Package?”

Watford’s Ignored Center-Back Concerns

Last season, Watford tied the record for the best-ever EFL Championship defense, conceding just 30 goals in 46 matches. Thus, upon promotion to the Premier League, a safe assumption seems to be that the center of the defense does not need attention. Considering William Troost-Ekong and Francisco Sierralta joined after the Club’s 2019/20 relegation, aContinue reading “Watford’s Ignored Center-Back Concerns”

Predicting Watford’s Final Premier League Roster

With fewer than three weeks remaining until the Hornets kick off the season against Aston Villa and a bit over one month until the summer transfer window closes, the hierarchy at Vicarage Road know they need to start thinking about finalizing a 25-man roster. The criteria for a squad list is that under-21 players doContinue reading “Predicting Watford’s Final Premier League Roster”