Watford have announced that former Inter Milan and Napoli manager Walter Mazzarri will take over as head coach on July 1.
Mazzarri will succeed Quique Sanchez Flores as boss at the Premier League side after the Spaniard parted company with the club at the end of the 2015-16 season.
The Italian has agreed a three-year contract at Vicarage Road, as revealed by his agent on Friday, becoming the Hornets' eighth manager in the last four years.
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Former Napoli and Inter Milan boss Walter Mazzarri has signed a three-year deal to become Watford's next manager, according to his agent.
Watford, however, have yet to confirm the deal.
Mazzarri, 54, spent four years in Naples before a year and a half stint at the San Siro, and will replace Quique Sanchez Flores, who parted company with the Premier League club at the end of the season.
"He has signed for three years," Mazzarri's agent, Andrea D'Amico, told calciomercato.com on Friday.
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