Watford set to appoint ex-Bayern defender as manager

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Watford set to appoint ex-Bayern defender as manager in hopes of promotion next year.

Valerian Ismael set to take over as new Watford manager Should that happen, he would become the club’s ninth permanent manager in three years.

The “Rampant Hornets” still unable to return to the top league. This year after being relegate in the 2021-2022 season, with this year. They can only rank 11th in the table. The team changed coach from Slaven Bilic to Chris Wilder in March. With a short-term contract until the end of this season only. However, it is stated that they have started negotiations with a new manager.

Ismael, 47, a former Bayern Munich defender, has out of work. After being sack by Besiktas. During October 2022, according to reports, negotiations between the coach and Watford have begun. He has previously managed a number of clubs in England with Barnsley and West Bromwich Albion, as well as Hannover and Wolfsburg in Germany.

Watford are one of the clubs with the most frequent manager changes. It states that since 2020 they have made eight coaching changes, not including Hayden Mullins. Who has appointe as interim manager. Accepting the job will be the ninth person to award a permanent contract by the club.