Ranieri set to develop into new Watford supervisor – stories

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Oct 4 (Reuters) – Former Chelsea and Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has arrived at Watford’s coaching floor after agreeing to develop into the Premier League membership’s new supervisor, Sky Sports reported on Monday.

Ranieri, who famously led Leicester to the league title within the 2015-16 season, is predicted to signal a contract with Watford in a while Monday.

The 69-year-old, who left Serie A membership Sampdoria on the finish of final season, will change Xisco Munoz after the Spaniard left Watford a day after their 1-0 defeat at Leeds United.

Italian Ranieri might convey a wealth of expertise to Watford, having beforehand managed Atletico Madrid, AS Roma, Juventus and Inter Milan.

Watford are fifteenth within the Premier League on seven factors from seven matches, 4 factors above the relegation zone. They subsequent play second-placed Liverpool at house on Oct. 16 after the worldwide break.

Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru

FILE PHOTO-Soccer Football - Serie A - AC Milan v Sampdoria - San Siro, Milan, Italy - April 3, 2021 Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri before the match REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo