Claude Puel sacked by Leicester City

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Leicester Metropolis have sacked supervisor Claude Puel after a run of 1 win in 9 aggressive outings.
Claude Puel has been sacked by Leicester Metropolis, the membership introduced on Sunday.

The Frenchman had seen his place come beneath rising scrutiny in latest weeks and a 4-1 battering at residence to Crystal Palace on Saturday sealed his destiny.

A sizeable portion of the Foxes’ followers stayed behind to vent their frustration on the King Energy Stadium, with Leicester but to win at residence in 2019 and having earned only one victory in 9 aggressive outings.

And Leicester have opted to make the change, with a membership assertion studying: “Leicester Metropolis Soccer Membership has parted firm with Claude Puel, who leaves his place as First Crew Supervisor with rapid impact.

“The membership wish to thank Claude for his efforts in main the workforce throughout his 16 months within the function and want him nicely in his future profession.

“Assistant Supervisor Jacky Bonnevay additionally departs with the membership’s greatest needs.

“First Crew Coaches Mike Stowell and Adam Sadler, supported by the membership’s established backroom employees, will assume duty for the senior squad whereas the membership begins the method of appointing a brand new supervisor.

“The Board will make no additional remark till this course of is full.”

Puel’s place has been doubtful for a number of months, however three wins in 4 matches – together with back-to-back victories over Chelsea and Manchester Metropolis – over the busy festive interval earned him a keep of execution.

The previous Southampton boss has reportedly had an uneasy relationship with members of his squad this season, whereas there was a rising apathy from the fanbase.

Leicester are 12th within the Premier League having taken 32 factors from 27 matches this season.

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