Swansea City have parted company with manager Garry Monk after one win in 11 Premier League games.
The 36-year-old had been with the club for over 11 years, first as a defender and then manager since February 2014, when he replaced Michael Laudrup.
Saturday’s 3-0 home defeat by Leicester City was his last game in charge, and left them 15th in the table.
“The decision has been made very reluctantly and with a heavy heart,” said chairman Huw Jenkins.
“To find ourselves in our current situation from where we were in the first week of September, and considering the drop of performance levels and run of results over the last three months, it has brought us to this unfortunate decision today.”
A club statement said the Swans were now “reluctantly” starting a search for a replacement.
Monk had guided the Swans to a highest-ever top-flight finish of eighth in his first full season.

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