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Southampton Sack Mark Hughes

Southampton have sacked Manager, Mark Hughes after just eight months in charge.

He was sacked after drawing with Manchester United on Saturday, a result which leaves the club 18th in the table.

The club have confirmed that they are on the look out for a new manager

“The search for a new manager to take the club forward is already under way.”

First-team assistant coach Kelvin Davis will take charge of the team for the game against Tottenham on Wednesday.

Reports have it that former RB Leipzig manager Ralph Hasenhuttl is the front runner for the job.

Hughes joined Southampton last season after he was sacked by Stoke and guided the club to safety.

Southampton had lost the previous two games before the Manchester United game. They lost 3-2 to by relegation rivals Fulham and knocked out of the EFL Cup on penalties by Leicester.

Assistant first-team manager, Mark Bowen and coach Eddie Niedzwiecki have also left the club.

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