When a manager starts talking about his exit plans, its time for the club to look for other options. Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores was busy talking his future plans at the pre-match conference this week where he cited that he is no longer the right manager for The Hornets.
Speaking ahead of the game against Aston Villa, Sanchez Flores said: “When you reach objectives, you always want more. Sometimes that is possible, sometimes it is not. The objective was to establish the club in the Premier League — but some wanted more”
“Do I want to stay? This is not the question for me now – I have to focus on our last four matches. Am I happy? I am completely happy at Watford, but it is necessary that I enjoy the last part of the Premier League.
These words do not sound like a man’s who wants to remain in his job, perhaps Sanchez Flores is getting swayed away the other possibilities. Funny I should say that because Goodison Park is awaiting a new man in charge after Roberto Martinez appears to get the sack later in the summer.
Everton have seen Mark Hughes turn down the opportunity to manage them next season while fans are not pleased with David Moyes’ return to Merseyside. That puts Quique Sanchez Flores in poll position to take over at Goodison Park next season.
Watford have been an attractive side to watch under Sanchez Flores with his two-striker tactics. As the season went along, The Hornets began to get complacent and that is where the excitement levels dipped.
Their FA Cup semifinal run proves Quique Sanchez Flores’ ability to lead a team deep in to competitions and given this is his first season in Premier League, he has earned quite a reputation for himself.
Everton can do with a positive minded manager at the moment given the poor run of form under Roberto Martinez. Fans are demanding a change and perhaps getting Quique Sanchez Flores would be the best things to do for The Toffees.
Watford boss has issued a ‘come and get me‘ plea to all those teams who intent on changing their manager later in the summer. As for Watford, Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin appears the most likely choice to replace Sanchez Flores after highlighting the good working relation he has with the current Watford owners.
Guidolin said: “I have very good memories of working with the Pozzo family for five years in Udinese. We worked very well, we were a little club and many younger players.
In five years, we were four times in the European positions. But I don’t know whether Watford is a possibility.”
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