Javi Gracia has been named head coach of Watford, the club has announced.
The 47-year-old Spaniard has signed an 18-month deal with the Premier League team.
✍️ | #watfordfc is delighted to announce the appointment of Javi Gracia as the club’s new Head Coach on an 18-month contract.— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) January 21, 2018
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Watford sacked Marco Silva earlier today, claiming the "unwarranted approach" from Everton was "the catalyst" for the decision.
In their statement earlier today, the club said: "The Club will seek to make a swift appointment and there will be no further comment until that appointment has been made."