having enjoyed a powerful 1st full campaign underneath Javi Gracia.
Brighton – currently managed by Graham Potter – have created many high-profile additions as they bid to boost on narrowly avoiding relegation 3 months past.
Javi Gracia’s aspect showed many promise last season, just for a late dip in kind to price them a top-half end.
The Spanish manager can hope this term his aspect will push into the highest 10 and use their fa Cup run to inspire them to a a lot of consistent league campaign.
The Hornets managed to stay hold of their star performers and completed the spectacular addition of Danny Welbeck.
Watford have meantime enjoyed a really successful pre-season claiming wins over analgesic Leverkusen, Real Sociedad and QPR.
They additionally slipped to associate unfortunate 2-1 defeat to Champions League semi-finalists Ajax when concession an 89th-minute goal.
Up till the center of on, Watford’s preparations for the new campaign had been somewhat of a slow burner with solely Craig Dawson being brought in to strengthen the first-team squad.
However, the high-profile additions of Danny Welbeck and Ismaila Sarr have turned the club’s transfer window from satisfactory to outstanding as Gracia tries to require the club to future level.
Failing to induce a deal over the road for Tottenham Hotspur’s Danny Rose came as a disappointment,
though keeping hold of the likes of Abdoulaye Doucoure and Gerard Deulofeu is taken into account to be a serious and.
Watford vs Brighton Team News
Each of Sarr and Welbeck ar unlikely to be in rivalry this weekend, with the club-record sign language having solely
recently came back from vacation and also the England international continued to make up his fitness when not enjoying since November.
There is additionally a doubt relating to Roberto Pereyra, WHO solely recently came back to coaching when international duty, and Deulofeu, as he bids to shake off a muscular drawback.
Gracia might name an equivalent beginning lineup that began the fixture against Sociedad last week.
Potter has disclosed that every of Ezequiel Schelotto, Yves Bissouma and Jose Izquierdo are all missing for Brighton prior the trip to rectory Road.
The newly-appointed boss should decide once to introduce Adam Webster and Maupay into the fold,
whereas Aaron Mooy is just seemingly to feature on the bench when change of integrity on loan from Huddersfield town.
Watford possible starting lineup: Foster; Femenia, Dawson, Cathcart, Holebas; Hughes, Doucoure, Capoue, Sema; Deeney, Gray
Brighton possible starting lineup: Ryan; Burn, Dunk, Duffy; Montoya, Stephens, Propper, March; Trossard, Locadia, Murray
Watford vs Brighton TV channel and live stream information
The match will be televised live on Sky One, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ultra HD,
and is available via NOW TV with a 10-month season ticket on offer for £199. Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app.
You can follow all the action and analysis on NewGersy Sport’s LIVE blog with David Lynch at Anfield.
Watford vs Brighton and Hove Albion
3:00pm Saturday 10th August