In a statement released a few minutes ago, Tottenham Hotspur confirmed that they have sacked Head Coach Mauricio Pochettino after five years in charge of the North London club.
Pochettino was appointed by the club in 2014, and he led Spurs to the Champions League Final last season.
However, the club has made a disappointing start to the season and currently sit 14th in the Premier League.
The club's statement
Spurs' chairman Daniel Levy said,
"We were extremely reluctant to make this change."
"It is not a decision the board has taken lightly, nor in haste. Regrettably, domestic results at the end of last season and beginning of this season have been extremely disappointing."
Levy continued in his statement,
"It falls to the Board to make the difficult decisions - this one made more so given the many memorable moments we have had with Mauricio and his coaching staff - but we do so in the Club's best interests."
“Mauricio and his coaching staff will always be part of our history. I have the utmost admiration for the manner in which he dealt with the difficult times away from a home ground whilst we built the new stadium and for the warmth and positivity he brought to us. I should like to thank him and his coaching staff for all they have contributed. They will always be welcome here."
“We have a talented squad. We need to re-energise and look to deliver a positive season for our supporters.”