Watford's owner Gino Pozzo is reported to have offered promotion winning manager Slavisa Jokanovic a mere £1000 pay rise for returning the Hornets to the Premier League for the first time in eight years, according to a report in the Mirror.
The former Chelsea midfielder, who has been linked to the vacant manager's position at Newcastle recently by the Star, only signed a short term deal when he took over at Vicarage Road, was instead chasing triple that offer, leading to a further break down in his relationship with the club's board, and his likely departure.
Watford's managerial situation has been tumultuous in recent months, and the club have had an astonishing five managers over the course of last season.
Even more amazing is the fact that the Hornets won promotion in spite of that managerial merry-go-round, and much of that must be attributed to Jokanovic's steadying hand in what is looking like a short spell at the club.
Giuseppe Sannino started the 2014-15 season in charge, before departing early on, with Oscar GarcIa Junyent and Billy McGinlay taking on brief spells in charge before the Serb was appointed in October.
The Londoners are now being linked with former Atletico Madrid boss Quique Sanchez Flores and ex Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo, according to the Express.