Soccer: Watford name Ranieri as new boss

Ex-Leicester manager signs 2-yr contract

(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 4 - Watford on Monday named Claudio Ranieri as new manager after sacking Xisco Munoz after Saturday's 1-0 defeat by Leeds United left them 14th in the Premier League.
    The 69-year-old former Roma, Chelsea,Juventus and Sampdoria coach, who won the league with Leicester in 2016, signed a two-year contract.
    Watford said "Watford FC is delighted to confirm the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as the club's new Head Coach. Welcome to Watford, Claudio!", over a picture of the Roamn coach captioned "Benvenuto Claudio!". (ANSA).


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