Watford boss Oscar Garcia leaves hospital after a week

Watford head coach Oscar Garcia is discharged from hospital a week after being admitted with chest pains.

Watford have confirmed that head coach Oscar Garcia left hospital yesterday a week after being admitted because of chest pains.

The 41-year-old Spaniard, who was appointed earlier this month, had to miss two of the Hornets' games - a win at Blackpool and a draw against Bournemouth - because of the illness.

Garcia was expected to leave hospital on Friday, but was only cleared yesterday.

"The club is pleased to confirm that head coach Oscar Garcia left hospital [on Sunday]," read a statement on the club website. "At this stage, the Hornets expect Oscar to hopefully return to work later on this week."

Watford have had a good start to the season and sit fourth in the table, two points adrift of table-toppers Nottingham Forest ahead of their trip to Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.

Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match against Blackpool on September 16, 2014
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