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5 Watford players who have made a good impression in the Premier League so far

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Javi Gracia - Watford's master tactician
Javi Gracia - Watford's master tactician

Watford’s run in the ongoing Premier League season has surprised many as the team has put in some spirited performances. Manager Javi Gracia will be hoping his side continues its fine run of form in the season going ahead.

Watford currently sits at the 7th position in the points table with 32 points. Gracia will be hoping his team finishes in the top 8, which will help the team qualify for next season’s Europa League.

Watford FC has surely been a surprise package in the ongoing season and cannot be taken lightly because of their unpredictability. They won their FA cup game against Woking on 6th January with a 2-0 scoreline which might have done their confidence a world of good.

They have looked a much better team in every department as compared to the previous season. Manager Gracia has also handled the team quite well.

Watford has looked a determined outfit under Gracia and have looked strong physically as well as mentally. They seem like a competitive outfit and it will be up to the players to play with a positive attitude. The team needs to keep producing collective efforts so as to challenge some of the big guns of English football. Watford has some exceptional players in their camp who have played a crucial role for the team in the ongoing season. We take a look at five such players who have impressed the most in the ongoing season.


#5 Jose Holebas 

Everton FC v Watford FC - Premier League
Everton FC v Watford FC - Premier League

Jose Holebas has been one of the most consistent performers for Watford. The Greek has played an influential role for Javi Gracia’s side as the 34-year-old has manned Watford’s defense with authority. Holebas has also showcased his strength and his ability to keep the ball in possession with his intelligent moves.

In the ongoing season, Holebas has also scored 3 goals in 19 games with 6 assists to his name. The former AS Roma player can also be used as an attacking option which adds variety in this Watford outfit. His presence adds a lot of intensity in Watford’s defense and manager Javi Gracia will be hoping the defender keeps on performing to the team’s cause.

Holebas is that kind of player who is ready for the toughest of challenges as the defender has always looked solid when it comes to his ability to keep the ball in possession. He has also combined well with the midfield. Holebas has shown his ability to counter the best attacks with his brave interceptions.


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