Hull City have parted company with manager Leonid Slutsky after a poor start to his reign at the helm of the Tigers, winning just four of his 20 games in charge of the Championship side.
The Russian was appointed in the summer after Marco Silva left for Watford, and was charged with rebuilding a weak squad at the KCOM Stadium after the club's relegation from the Premier League at the end of last season.
The 46-year-old was relieved of his duties on Sunday night after Saturday's 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday left the club 20th in the Championship, with the club's
Feel bad for Slutsky but it's the right time for him to go. Always seemed like such a nice guy even though his tactics were dodgy. The Ehab effect meant he just wasn't as happy as at the start. All the best to him pic.twitter.com/fSF9l1MKqK— Alex (@SouthernAlex_) December 3, 2017
He had admitted a month ago that he would accept the club's decision if they chose to remove him from his role, saying: