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Official: Leicester Sack Puel!

Leicester City have confirmed that they have parted way with manager Claude Puel following the big loss to Crystal Palace.

Read: Palace Pile More Misery On Leicester

The Foxes extended their winless run to seven matches after the 4-1 loss to the Eagles on Saturday evening.

As a result, Leicester and Puel have decided to part ways with the side sitting in 12th position in the Premier League standings.

A statement from the club read,"Leicester City Football Club has today (Sunday) parted company with Claude Puel, who leaves his position as First Team Manager with immediate effect.

The Club would like to thank Claude for his efforts in leading the team during his 16 months in the role and wish him well in his future career.

Assistant Manager Jacky Bonnevay also departs with the Club’s best wishes.

First Team Coaches Mike Stowell and Adam Sadler, supported by the Club’s established backroom staff, will assume responsibility for the senior squad while the Club begins the process of appointing a new manager.

The Board will make no further comment until this process is complete.

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