Mark Hughes

Southampton have sacked coach Mark Hughes following a string of poor performances.

This despite holding Manchester United to 2-2 draw over the weekend.

“We would like to express our thanks to Mark and his staff for all of their efforts during their time at St. Mary’s.

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“The search for a new manager to take the club is already underway,” a club statement reads.

The Saints are dangling in the relegation zone with just one win from 14 Premier League matches.

Highly-rated Australian Ralph Hasenhuttl formerly of RB Leipzig is poised to replace Mark, according the Independent sources.

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