Hull Metropolis have parted firm with supervisor Leonid Slutsky after a poor begin to his reign on the helm of the Tigers, successful simply 4 of his 20 video games in control of the Championship aspect.
The Russian was appointed in the summertime after Marco Silva left for Watford, and was charged with rebuilding a weak squad on the KCOM Stadium after the membership’s relegation from the Premier League on the finish of final season.
The 46-year-old was relieved of his duties on Sunday night time after Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday left the membership 20th within the Championship, with the membership’s Vice-Chairman Ehab Allam saying in an announcement: “Leonid has labored tirelessly in his function and has acted with full honour and been a pleasure to work with.
“Sadly outcomes haven’t improved as each events would have hoped and due to this fact it was agreed for the connection to return to an finish. I want to thank Leonid and Oleg [Yarovinsky, head of membership technique] for his or her efforts right here and sincerely want them nicely for the long run.”
Really feel unhealthy for Slutsky but it surely’s the precise time for him to go. All the time appeared like such a pleasant man though his techniques have been dodgy. The Ehab impact meant he simply wasn’t as pleased as at first. All the very best to him 🇷🇺 pic.twitter.com/fSF9l1MKqK
— Alex 🐯 (@SouthernAlex_) December 3, 2017
Slutsky himself mentioned: “I want to actually thank everybody related to Hull Metropolis from the gamers and workers to the proprietor and particularly the followers. I’m very proud to have been by way of this expertise, it was difficult however a really thrilling time for me. Hull Metropolis will at all times be part of my coronary heart and I want the crew all the perfect for the long run.”
He had admitted a month in the past that he would settle for the membership’s resolution in the event that they selected to take away him from his function, saying: “I believe 15 matches is regular time for a call and if the proprietor decides about me I’ll agree, no drawback. The largest stress is myself. I do not want additional stress as a result of I at all times consider each state of affairs and I do not fulfill my degree now.
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“I’m my very own most critical analyst, I’m by no means saying ‘it is not my fault’. I’ll agree with the proprietor’s resolution on this state of affairs. If he lets me proceed to work I’ll attempt to change the state of affairs.”