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Which managers have been sacked this season?

Laurent Blanc
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Discover the latest casualties in the world of football management! Explore our comprehensive list of managers who have been sacked this season.

In the ever-evolving world of football, triumph and turbulence often walk hand in hand. The fate of team managers can change in the blink of an eye. This often leaves fans and pundits alike with one burning question: “Which managers have been sacked this season?”

This isn’t just any query; it’s a glimpse into the tumultuous world of football management.

Now, as the 2023/24 season gets underway in Europe’s top five leagues, we unveil the list of seasoned tacticians who found themselves on the wrong side of the dugout door.

🇬🇧 Sacked Premier League managers

Julen LopeteguiWolvesResignedN/A08/08/2023

In the pre-season, there were four managerial changes. The most notable one was at Chelsea, where Mauricio Pochettino replaced Frank Lampard. Ryan Mason made way for Ange Postecoglou at Tottenham. Bournemouth appointed Andoni Iraola after sacking Gary O’Neil.

On August 9, O’Neil returned to the dugout by joining Wolves. He replaced Julen Lopetegui, who left the club a day before by mutual consent.

🇪🇸 Sacked LaLiga managers

Quique SetienVillarrealSacked15th05/09/2023

On September 5, Quique Setien became the first managerial casualty in LaLiga for the 2023/24 campaign. Almost 11 months after succeeding Unai Emery as the Villarreal head coach, Setien lost his job following a poor start to the season. Villarreal replaced him with Pacheta on September 9.

In the preseason, there were three changes in the dugout. Rafael Benitez, the former Liverpool and Newcastle manager, returned to his native Spain. He replaced Carlos Carvalhal as the new head coach of Celta Vigo.

Andoni Iraola, as mentioned above, took over the reins at Bournemouth. His move left a vacancy at Rayo Vallecano, which Francisco took up on June 28. At Almeria, Vicente Moreno replaced Rubi.

🇩🇪 Sacked Bundesliga managers

In the current season, no Bundesliga clubs have parted ways with their managers.

The Bundesliga witnessed notable managerial changes during the summer. Eintracht Frankfurt parted with their Austrian coach, Oliver Glasner by mutual consent. In his place, Dino Toppmoller took over. As for Borussia Monchengladbach, they sacked manager Daniel Farke on June 2. Four days later, Gerardo Seoane from Switzerland was announced as his successor.

🇮🇹 Sacked Serie A managers

Paolo ZanettiEmpoliSacked20th19/09/2023

The first manager to lose his job in Serie A this season was Paolo Zanetti. Empoli showed the door to the Italian after losing their opening four games. The last of which involved a 7-0 thrashing from AS Roma. Aurelio Andreazzoli has taken over at Empoli on an initial one-year deal.

Over the summer, Serie A saw several significant managerial changes. At Napoli, manager Luciano Spalletti resigned from his post. In a swift move, the club appointed Rudi Garcia as his successor. Frosinone, following the end of manager Fabio Grosso’s contract, handed the reins over to Eusebio Di Francesco. Lecce, on the other hand, appointed Roberto D’Aversa as the replacement for Marco Baroni, who joined Hellas Verona as Marco Zaffaroni’s successor.

🇫🇷 Sacked Ligue 1 managers

Laurent BlancLyonSacked18th08/09/2023

On September 8, Laurent Blanc became the first Ligue 1 manager to lose his job. The Frenchman was shown the exit after a poor start to the season, with a winless Lyon losing three of their opening four games (D1). Lyon replaced him with Fabio Grosso eight days later.

Marcelino was the second manager to leave after resigning from his role at Marseille. Gennaro Gattuso, the former AC Milan and Napoli coach, has replaced the Spaniard.

Ligue 1 experienced a flurry of managerial changes during the pre-season. The big one was at Paris Saint-Germain, where Luis Enrique replaced the fired Christophe Galtier.

Elsewhere, Marcelino replaced Igor Tudor as the Marseille manager. Patrick Vieira took charge of Strasbourg, while AS Monaco welcomed Adi Hutter. Carles Martinez and Francesco Farioli also found new jobs, as the head coaches of Toulouse and Nice respectively.

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