Watford sporting director Cristiano Giaretta has confirmed that, as of today, he and his side are not focusing on the winter market.

After managing seven points from seven matches, the Hornets decided to part ways with Xisco at the start of last month.

Claudio Ranieri was appointed as the Spaniard’s successor and he has three points in his first three league games.

While the former Leicester City manager is getting to know his squad better, Watford, for now, aren’t thinking of bringing new faces to the club in January.

TuttoMercatoWeb interviewed Giaretta and when asked if the Italian coach has requested new players in the next window, the director said: “We have a very competitive squad, always better and better. The coach and the players are getting to know each other. Today, January is not in our thoughts.”

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Watford are owned by the Pozzo family, who also own Udinese. The Serie A side signed Beto on loan from Portimonense in the summer and he has managed three goals in nine matches so far.

When quizzed if the English club are thinking about Beto, Giaretta’s response didn’t give Watford’s stance on the player.

“We are happy with how he adapted to Serie A. He is strong but the impact is always unknown, in his case it was spectacular. He has the characteristics for physical football: he is mature, he scores and uses his body to protect the ball,” Giaretta said.