Mazzarri On Success, Deeney, Ighalo & Injuries
The topics were wide-ranging as Walter Mazzarri faced the TV cameras ahead of Sunday’s trip to Middlesbrough this afternoon.
As well as Watford’s return to Premier League action at the Riverside Stadium, the Hornets’ Head Coach was quizzed by the national media on Isaac Success’ chances of featuring on Teesside, the prospect of Troy Deeney scoring his 100th Watford goal, Odion Ighalo’s recent form and all the latest injury news ahead of the weekend.
On having a fuller squad to work with following the end of the international schedule, Mazzarri said: “Today was the first day when I had the whole team together after the international break and I spoke with them.
“I told them that they needed to be concentrated immediately and to be focused for the next game.
“It’s not easy when you have only two or three days before your next game after an international break, but I think that I have players who are very responsible so I am very happy for that.”
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