Breaking:Claude Puel has been sacked as Leicester coach after 4-1 defeat

Claude Puel has been sacked as Leicester City manager, Sky Sports News understands.

This is barely after hours after a humbling defeat by Crystal Palace 4-1.

Their were speculation but the decision has been confirmed .

Claude Puel has been sacked by Leicester after 16 months in charge at the King Power Stadium.

Wilfried Zaha scored twice as Crystal Palace beat Leicester 4-1 at the King Power Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

Here is the clubs report

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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