Watford boss Walter Mazzarri has told Odion Ighalo to accept his decision to drop him from his starting lineup and be ready for the next time he is called upon.
The Nigeria international became a sought-after commodity after bagging 17 goals for the Hornets last season but he has managed just two so far in the current campaign.
Ighalo struck against Premier League rivals West Ham in September having opened his account for the season in the EFL Cup win over Gillingham.
Jurgen Klopp was understandably very satisfied after witnessing his Liverpool side demolish Watford 6-1.
However it wasn’t all good. Or more specifically, it wasn’t good for four minutes.
That was the assessment of the hyper-critical German coach following the win at Anfield that means his side are top of the Premier League heading into the international break.
‘In specific moments a lot (I liked the performance),’ said Klopp.
‘But there were a few other moments I did not enjoy. It was a lot of […]
Philippe Coutinho fired Liverpool to the top of the Premier League as he inspired the Reds to a 6-1 win over Watford at Anfield.
The Brazilian was the stand out player in a clinical display from Liverpool in which he created and scored a goal as the Merysiders smashed in three goals to kill the game in the first half.
The man of the match for Liverpool on the day and he makes it with ease into our hits section while we […]
Watford striker Isaac Success is still out with a hamstring strain and so will not be available for his team’s clash at Liverpool on Sunday.
Success suffered the injury against Middlesbrough and his date of return has yet to be confirmed.
Another Watford star, Stefano Okaka, whose father is Nigerian, is also not part of the trip to Liverpool due to injury.
The coach has confirmed that he won’t risk Okaka, who has been nursing a hamstring strain.
Okaka is set to return to […]
Watford have announced Nigeria striker Isaac Success will miss next month’s World Cup qualifier against Algeria due to injury.
The Watford star suffered a thigh injury in Watford match against Middlesbrough and was flown out to Barcelona alongside one of the medical staff for treatment early this week.
He has been ruled out of Watford tie against Hull City this weekend and will also not be fit until after the international break.
Walter Masari the manager of Watford took to Twitter Thursday evening […]
According to reports from top Spanish paper, Marca, Super Eagles/Watford striker Odion Ighalo and 93 others including his ex-Granada teammate, Diego Buonanotte might face a two-year jail term after facts emerged he was involved in a bribery scandal while he played with Granada in Spain.
According to the report, Ighalo and 93 others bribed their way through driving tests in 2012 and 2013 as they hired someone to sit for exams and the striker potentially faces a jail term of 2 […]
Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has backed Odion Ighalo despite his loss of form in front of goal.
The former Udinese forward who enjoyed a better return of 17 league goals last season has found the back of the net just once this campaign.
And his coach believes the Nigerian forward to get back to scoring ways.
“He still has confidence because we as a team have confidence in him,” Mazzarri told Daily Star.
“They are periods where players are more in form than others. […]
The Nigerian FA have cleared Watford striker Isaac Success over his injury report.
There were claims the NFA may take Watford and Success to FIFA after he pulled out of this week’s World Cup qualifiers.
But a spokesman for the Nigerian Football Federation, Oluwatoyin Ibitoye, told the Watford Observer: “The news we got was that he [Success] got a dead leg in Watford’s last game, and asked to be excused from our World Cup qualifying game away to Ndola.
“We have no reason […]
The Portuguese has suggested that events late in the game were out of his side’s control, firing shots at the officials in particular.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho felt the referee and bad luck played a part in his team’s defeat to Watford, but also accepted their performance could have been better.
Goals from Etienne Capoue and Marcus Rashford had the match level at 1-1 going into the final seven minutes, when a strike from substitute Juan Zuniga and a penalty from […]
Manchester United fans are not happy with Wayne Rooney.
A 3-1 Premier League defeat away at Watford was to be Jose Mourinho’s third straight defeat after losses to Manchester City and Feyenoord earlier this week.
A rare start for Marcus Rashford saw the young Englishman find the net yet again but it wasn’t enough to deny Watford, who outplayed the Red Devils at Vicarage Road.
Rooney, struggling to find his best position, was again found lying in a deeper midfield role and his […]
No shape, no ideas – this Manchester United team have had the shine taken off their early-season success with three successive defeats in a week under the Portuguese.
Jose Mourinho can say what he likes about the decision that never came in the build up to Watford’s first goal but nothing that comes out of his mouth should detract from the fact that his team were well-beaten at Vicarage Road.
The Miguel Britos challenge on Anthony Martial was robust – and the […]