Watford FC: Jokanovic focuses on winning Championship title

Slavisa Jokanovic
Slavisa Jokanovic took charge of Watford in October

Watford head coach Slavisa Jokanovic has said his focus remains on beating Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday to secure the Championship title.

The Hornets won promotion to the top flight last weekend but Jokanovic said there was still work to do.

"We are obligated to start celebrations after the game on Saturday not before," he told BBC Three Counties Radio.

"Right now we need to concentrate, it would be silly when we still have the chance to lift some silverware."

Troy Deeney
Troy Deeney scored against promotion rivals Middlesbrough as Waford clinched a vital 2-0 win

Jokanovic, 46, was named Championship manager of the month for April after Watford won five out of their six matches and drew against Derby.

However, the Serb highlighted captain Troy Deeney's impact on and off the field as one of the main reasons for Watford's success.

"Especially last month Deeney has done a great job for us," he added.

"He has not only scored goals but he was also a leader in the dressing room and on the field. He pushed the team to believe and fight for promotion."

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