Marco Silva did a remarkable job last season at Hull City, very nearly keeping them in the Premier League after joining midway through the season and inheriting a hopeless position.

Watford aren’t shy of looking for a new promising manager and they headhunted the Hull boss, then backed him in the summer transfer market.

He has produced an exciting attacking team who score goals as well as conceding them.

Currently in eighth position, Watford have scored 19 goals and conceded 21, with £30m having been spent to bring in real pace up front on strikers Richarlison and Andre Gray.

No surprise then to see Everton reported to have made a number of approaches to try and land Marco Silva but almost five weeks after Koeman’s departure, the Toffees are still without a new boss.

Thursday afternoon has seen Marco Silva take his pre-match Newcastle press conference….

About the claimed Everton approaches Silva stated ‘I won’t give you one more word about this situation’.

The Hornets boss saying ‘I am here to talk about our match, Newcastle v Watford, nothing more’.

Marco Silva:

“I will answer straight.

“I am here to talk about our match, Newcastle v Watford, nothing more.

“I won’t give one more word about this situation.

“Newcastle v Watford – if you want I will answer 10 or 20 questions for you on that.

“The most important thing for me is Newcastle v Watford.

“The fans know what is most important for us.

“We are fully focused on our next game.”

Newcastle v Watford Match Betting:

Newcastle win 6/5 Draw 12/5Watford 13/5

NUFC to win and both teams to score 7/2Watford to win and both teams to score 6/1Game to end 0-0 15/2

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