Watford sack Nigel Pearson, begin hunt for fourth supervisor this season

Watford sack Nigel Pearson, begin hunt for fourth supervisor this season

Watford have sacked supervisor Nigel Pearson with simply two video games remaining of the season.

The Each day Mail first reported that Pearson would depart the membership earlier than the aspect’s remaining video games in opposition to Arsenal and Manchester Metropolis and sources confirmed the information to Football4cast later on Sunday.

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“Watford FC confirms that Nigel Pearson has left the membership with rapid impact,” the membership mentioned in a quick assertion. “Hayden Mullins, with Graham Stack as his assistant, will take up the place of Interim Head Coach for the Hornets’ remaining two Premier League fixtures of the 2019/20 season.”

Pearson was Watford’s third supervisor this season, following Javi Gracia and Quique Sanchez Flores.

Watford are in 17th place, three factors forward of Bournemouth and the relegation zone.

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The previous Leicester Metropolis boss joined Watford in December when the membership have been backside of the league and was given a contract till the tip of the season.

He gained seven Premier League matches throughout his tenure, together with a shock win over eventual champions Liverpool.

Previous to Watford, Pearson spent six months in control of Belgian aspect Oud-Heverlee Leuven.

Pearson, throughout his spell as supervisor of Leicester, gained promotion to the Premier League with the Foxes in 2014 however after holding them within the division within the 2014-15 season, he was changed by Claudio Ranieri. The Italian then masterminded one of the crucial unlikely success tales of all time as Leicester gained the league title in 2016.

West Ham beat Watford 3-1 on Friday, in what turned out to be Pearson’s remaining match in cost.

Targets from Michail Antonio, Tomas Soucek and Declan Rice have been sufficient for David Moyes’ males to all-but safe Premier League survival, whereas Watford stay at risk forward of the ultimate video games of the season.

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