Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo has been sacked after Saturday’s 3-0 home defeat by Manchester United.

Santo’s sack came after being in charge of the club for only four months.

On their performance so far in the league, Spurs who are are eighth in the table and 10 points behind leaders Chelsea, have lost five of their past seven Premier League matches.

In reaction to the development,managing director of football Fabio Paratici made some comments. Paratici said,  “I know how much Nuno and his coaching staff wanted to succeed and I regret that we have had to take this decision.” 

Santo, the former manager of Premier League club, Wolves spent four years there, before he was named Spurs manager on a two-year contract in June.

Speaking further, Paratici revealed that, “Nuno is a true gentleman and will always be welcome here. We should like to thank him and his coaching staff and wish them well for the future.”

Meanwhile, the plans on whom to succeed Nuno has not been disclosed yeat as the club says the decision will “follow in due course”.