Quique Sanchez Flores evaluates Watford’s season

The Hornets head coach believes Watford have enjoyed a successful season on their return to the Premier League.

Quique Sanchez Flores has told a press conference, reported by Sporting News that Watford’s season has been “amazing” already, despite his team having seven matches still to play.

Watford were promoted to the English top-flight last year after finishing as runners-up to Bournemouth in the Championship.

Expected to struggle in their first Premier League season since 2007, the Hornets have performed admirably on their return and currently sit in 14th place, 10 points above the drop zone.

Despite leading Watford to promotion last season, Slavisa Jokanovic was relieved of his duties at Vicarage Road in favour of the Spanish head coach.

The former Atletico Madrid boss appears to have staved off relegation this term after forming a balance side, aided by the goals of free-scoring duo Odion Ighalo and Troy Deeney.

The Hertfordshire club take on Everton this weekend, looking to further reaffirm their place in the division. Ahead of their Premier League contest, Flores claimed his team have enjoyed a successful season amongst the country’s elite.

“We played against Everton in the first match of the league,” he told a pre-match press conference.

“If someone is to tell me, in this moment, in this situation, at the start of April it will go like this, I accept because we have 37 (points) and we need to play seven more.

“We are in the semi-finals of the FA Cup. I think this season is amazing. But what I don’t like, of course, is that we got a lot (of points) in the first half and in the second half of the season it was a little down.

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