Watford have appointed former Chelsea and Leicester Metropolis boss Claudio Ranieri as their new supervisor on a two-year contract, the Premier League membership mentioned on Monday.
Italian Ranieri, who famously led Leicester to a shock league title within the 2015-16 season, will substitute Xisco Munoz after the Spaniard left Watford on Sunday following their 1-Zero defeat at Leeds United the day prior to this.
Ranieri, 69, final labored within the Premier League in the course of the 2018-19 marketing campaign when he took over at Fulham in November however was sacked after successful three of his 17 video games in cost.
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— Watford Soccer Membership (@WatfordFC) October 4, 2021
He left Sampdoria on the finish of final season after attaining a ninth-place end, having taken cost in October 2019 with the membership backside of Serie A.
Ranieri brings a wealth of expertise to Watford, having additionally managed Atletico Madrid, Juventus, AS Roma and Inter Milan.
Watford are 15th with seven factors from seven matches, 4 factors above the relegation zone. They subsequent host second-placed Liverpool on Oct 16 after the worldwide break.