Nigel Pearson has been sacked as manager of Leicester despite keeping the Foxes in the Barclays Premier League last season.
Pearson took charge at the King Power Stadium for the second time in November 2011 and presided over promotion in the 2013/14 season to the top-flight, where they finished a respectable 14th in their maiden campaign after a brilliant run of results in the final weeks.
However, the club announced Pearson had been relieved of his duties, saying "fundamental differences in perspective exist between us".
Leicester City issued the following statement:
“Leicester City’s owners, Vichai and Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, and the Board of Directors…