Watford have appointed Roy Hodgson as their new manage

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Watford have appointed former England manager Roy Hodgson as their new manager.

The 74-year-old former England and Liverpool boss has returned to the Premier League after parting ways with Crystal Palace last summer as reports from UFABET

The Hornets fired Italian manager Claudio Ranieri on Monday, with Hodgson becoming the 15th manager since the Pozzo family took over the team in 2012.

Hodgson’s mission is to keep the team safe in the Premier League. They are currently 19th in the table, two points behind the safety zone team.

Ray Leavington, who was in charge of Watford from 2002 to 2005, will join as an assistant. This is the same position where he worked under Hodgson at England and Palace.

The club have yet to announce the length of Hodgson’s contract.

Hodgson’s first game was against Burnley, who were bottom of the table on February 5.

Hodgson has been a manager for over 50 years and Watford is the 17th club he has worked for in eight countries, while also managing Switzerland, the UAE and Finland.

He briefly worked with the Pozzo family during his time at Udinese, and led Fulham to the 2010 Europa League final before briefly taking over as Liverpool boss in the summer. that

Then He left the Reds in just six months before leaving for West Brom in 2011 and leading the Baggies to two mid-table finishes.

He led England to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 but also led them out of the group stage at the 2014 World Cup.

He then took over at Palace, replacing Frank de Boer in September 2017.