A4-1 defeat toCrystal Palaceon Saturday proved to be the final straw forLeicester City, who have taken the decision to sackClaude Puel.
Mike Stowell and Adam Sadler have been placed in temporary charge of the side.
The Foxesare without a win since 1 January and have lost six of their last seven games, currently in 12th place with 32 points.
“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,” read a statement on Sunday.
“Assistant Manager Jacky Bonnevay also departs with the Club’s best wishes.
“The Board will make no further comment until this process is complete.”