“The Ambition This Club Has Is Really Important”
He was one of the Premier League’s most sought after Head Coaches, but Marco Silva claims the club’s ambition made Watford the stand-out option.
Asked what attracted him to sign a two-year deal with the Hornets, Silva told watfordfc.com: “Firstly I really like the approach of the board and the owner.
“They showed me the project and I like the ambition.
“The club want to improve for the next seasons and this is what I try to fight for in my career as well – to always improve, to do a good job and to ensure a good connection between the manager and the club.
“The ambition this club has is really important to me.”
He added: “I’m excited. It’s a good challenge and I’m really happy.”
With Watford set to embark on a third consecutive season in the Premier League, Silva is keen to oversee further progress at Vicarage Road and to deliver attractive football for the club’s supporters.
“It’s important to us that everybody knows what our goal is,” said the former Hull, Olympiacos and Sporting boss.
“The club is moving forward as a Premier League club but we always want to improve our position in the table and that’s important for next season.
“We want to play good football so that our fans feel well when they come to see our team play.
“We’ll work hard every day to prepare for the matches and to do our best in every game.”
The hard work starts now for Silva, who is keen to ensure the Hornets prepare in the best way possible for the forthcoming 2017/18 campaign.
“First of all I’m excited to be here, to start to work and to prepare for the next season,” said the 39-year-old.
“We will work hard to start well in the Premier League. Everybody knows it’s a hard competition but we come with confidence to improve every day and this is most important for me.
“This confidence I will pass to our players and to our fans as well.”