Date: 26th May 2017 at 5:07pm
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With the club looking for it`s ninth head coach since the Pozzo family took over in 2012. It would seem to be a poison chalice for most potential head coaches.

Walter Mazzarri`s failure to progress from the previous seasons accomplishments should show the boards ambition for Watford. With many names being thrown about which one would be the best fit in the dugout next year at Vicarage Road?

With many clubs now looking for replacements in this department most noticeably Crystal Palace, Middlesbrough, Hull, Leeds and Sunderland (Leicester may join this list if Craig Shakespeare doesn`t get the manager`s job permanently). The top candidates that have been linked are as follows.

Marco Silva:

The young manager from Portugal has become one of the hottest properties in the managers market. His amazing home win record at Hull to try keep them in the premiership ultimately failed but he did turn a few heads.

With not much experience under his belt and Hull`s terrible form away from home it may be a gamble to go with Silva. He did do a great job in the short time he had in the premier league, but has he got enough experience to sustain a whole season?

Claudio Ranieri:

If any team in the bottom half of the premiership were offered his services at the beginning of the season just gone, they would have taken your arm off. Winning the title last season with Leicester has to be the biggest achievement in the leagues history and he has a pretty impressive CV to boot as well.

Could one season with Watford be enough to emulate a charge up the table like he did with Leicester last season? Of course not winning the title but maybe top half is reasonable enough to get a call back for next season. His inconsistency this season and getting the sack with his team lacking any intensity could it be another Mazzarri waiting to happen?

Roger Schmidt:

Watford are by the looks of it trying to go for a youthful manager with big ideas. Would this German`s high pressing attacking tactics do well at the Vic? Being let go by Bayer Leverkusen half way through this season he seemed to be favourite for the job until contract talks hit a wall.

I think he has the personality and the ability to get his tactics across and make an improvement to the side. The only worry is does our squad have to ability to play his offensive minded tactics? Surely leaving that many men in the oppositions half of the pitch would leave us wanting at the back?

With several jobs up for offer in the top two leagues in English football, it does seem that everyone is stumbling around to make an appointment before pre-season. I just hope Watford can find the right person to take us to that next level and hopefully finish top half next season.

Personally I would like to see Garry Monk in charge next season, may have had a poor end to the season with Leeds but seemed to kick on from last season with them.

If not him why not try push the boat out.

Pretty sure Frank De Boer would be a good fit. Young hungry manager, tactically aware, good name and would promote youth players. Might be a bit of a stretch to get him in but would be a great appointment.

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