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

Best of Vital Network

Recent Watford Articles

A Sensible Xmas For 2017/18

Following the speculation that at least one Premier League tie would be moved to Christmas Eve, it has now been confirmed...

Officials - Chelsea v Watford (21/10/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Chelsea and Watford this Saturday.

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2017/18? (18/10/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2017/18.

Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Premier League

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes2%
Mariappa0%
Kabasele0%
Britos0%
Femenia0%
Cleverley60%
Doucoure6%
Holebas13%
Pereyra0%
Gray0%
Richarlison6%
Sub - Carrillo0%
Sub - Deeney13%
Sub - Capoue0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Watford Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League