Jose Mourinho has been sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager.
The announcement comes just hours after the Premier League club announced it was part of controversial plans to join a European Super League.
The 58-year-old had been in charge of Spurs since November 2019 after taking over from Mauricio Pochettino.
The Portuguese manager’s original deal with the north London club had been due to run until the end of the 2023 season.
In a statement, Spurs said: “The club can today announce that Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff Joao Sacramento, Nuno Santos, Carlos Lalin and Giovanni Cerra have been relieved of their duties.Advertisement
“Ryan Mason will take first team training today and a further update will follow in due course.”
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy said on the club’s official website: “Jose and his coaching staff have been with us through some of our most challenging times as a club.