Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Zola happy with the squad

Zola happy with the squad

Watford supremo Gianfranco Zola has downplayed rumours of further signings, despite alleged interest in ex-Roma defender Marco Cassetti.

There have already been eight new additions this summer, with six of those arriving on-loan from Udinese and Granada, and a further two signing permanently on one-year contracts.

Watford have been linked heavily with Udinese's young Brazilian centre-back Neuton in recent days, a name which first cropped up after the Pozzo family's takeover of the club.

This afternoon the name of 35 year-old Cassetti has been heavily speculated with Observer_Owl pouring further fuel on the fire on Twitter by tweeting the following:

'Not sure for definite but #WatfordFC's new signing may be Marco Cassetti. Been linked with the club+looks like guy I saw at Vic 2 weeks ago.'

Zola however, remains unmoved on his stance over new additions and told The Watford Observer so again today:

How many new players do you want? We are celebrating our victory and we have to be very happy about that,' joked the boss.

"Don`t forget we have players coming back - we have Alexandre Geijo to come back and we have other important players coming back - so it is a team that I can see improving a lot.

"And the players will all improve as their condition gets better because the type of football we are trying to play is quite expansive so their fitness needs to be at the top all of the time."

Cassetti left Roma at the end of last season following a six-year spell with The Wolves. Capable of playing at either right-back or right-midfield, Cassetti won eight caps for Italy between 2005 & 2008.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Monday August 20 2012
Time: 5:53PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Watford Latest Linked With Newcastle's Townsend

The Mirror has reported Watford have joined Crystal Palace, West Brom, West Ham & Southampton in having an interest in Newcastle's Andros Townsend?

Ighalo's Olympic Involvement In Doubt?

Ighalo has been selected as an overage Nigeria player going to Brazil for the Rio Olympic Games, however after being persuaded to take part this could be blocked by Watford.

Italian Raid? Lazio & Inter Milan Players Linked

Lazio's Etrit Berisha and Inter Milan's Juan Jesus are both attracting reported interest from Watford.

A New Deal For Deeney Amid Leicester Interest?

With plenty of speculation surrounding Leicester City's interest in Troy Deeney and reported multiple bids being turned down by Watford - it's now being said the club have...

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Harry Welch
Editor email
Profile
KDCallanan
no email
Profile
chrisgwfc
no email
Profile
Colin Cowan
no email
Profile
Alex Moore
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes12%
Cathcart0%
Prodl0%
Britos1%
Ake2%
Abdi23%
Guedioura0%
Watson1%
Jurado1%
Ighalo2%
Deeney55%
Sub - Paredes1%
Sub - Suarez1%
Sub - Amrabat1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)