Date: 14th April 2016 at 6:05pm
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With Watford happily changing head coaches previously and with Quique Sanchez Flores yet to pen or be offered a new deal, speaking to the media in his pre West Bromwich Albion press conference, he also fielded questions about his own future.

Answering he admitted he had no concerns, despite the recent slump in form, and his focus at the minute was on ensuring Watford ended the season strongly and competitively, as well as already making preparations for next season with Premier League survival effectively guaranteed.

Sky Sports have him quoted as saying.

‘We are relaxed inside the club about my future. I am not worried about it. I am really happy here and with this group, and in terms of how the club manages me. I have strong, close contact with the owner and the sport directors. I feel good and, when I do, everything is okay. We are planning about next pre-season – everything. It is necessary. We are open to the return of some good players, who have been on loan. We’re open to everything. We check during the season and then we will take a decision about that.’

With six fixtures remaining in the year, Flores knows the aim has to be returning to the top half of the table and it is within our reach if form can be found consistently once more.

‘We want to be really competitive in the last matches. We are not completely safe. I am happy in terms of the performance of the team in terms of the season but we don’t want to relax. Of course we are able to have more than two points. This is our objective and challenge. But it’s difficult. Every team is tough at the end of the season because the objective is close. We want to play well and get good results.’

Of course part of that turn in form is Odion Ighalo finding his goal touch again, but Flores was adamant it was a spell all strikers go through, and he’ll be stronger for it in the future.

‘It’s clear that we have had problems to score in second half of the season. I try to support the strikers because Troy and Ighalo were amazing in the first half of the league. I would be worried if we don’t create attempts but we have created more than Everton in the last game. We don’t score, it’s a problem, but creating attempts is more difficult.’

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