Claudio Ranieri: Fulham sack manager with club 19th in Premier League

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Ranieri’s final interview as Fulham manager

Fulham gain sacked manager Claudio Ranieri after upright 106 days accountable, with Scott Parker taking caretaker price of the London membership, who are nineteenth in the Premier League.

The Italian’s closing game modified into Wednesday’s 2-0 defeat by Southampton, which left the Cottagers 10 parts from safety with 10 league video games closing.

Ranieri, 67, took over in November after the sacking of Slavisa Jokanovic.

Ranieri obtained most productive three of his 17 video games as manager.

It included a 3-2 victory over Southampton his his first game, but 11 defeats gain followed including an FA Cup third-spherical exit towards League Two Oldham.

Chairman Shahid Khan said in an announcement: “Claudio walked correct into a fancy downside, inheriting a facet that obtained most productive one point in its prior eight fits, and he offered an instantaneous enhance by main our membership to 9 parts in his first eight fits as manager.

“Though we were unable to amass that tempo thereafter, I’m grateful for his effort. Claudio leaves Fulham as our friend and he will for walk expertise success again soon.

“Scott’s instantaneous project is merely to succor us stabilise, grow and rediscover ourselves as a football membership.

“If Scott can answer that disaster, and our avid gamers answer to the choice, presumably victories will teach in the months ahead.”

Ranieri led Leicester City to a miraculous Premier League title triumph in 2016, but modified into pushed apart by the Foxes upright 9 months later and modified into accountable for a season at French Ligue 1 aspects Nantes.

He took over on a “multi-year” contract at Fulham when the Cottagers were bottom of the desk with five parts from their opening 12 fits, but failed to oversee an upturn in fortunes.

Ranieri added: “I’m obviously upset with the newest outcomes and that we can also no longer create on the correct originate we made following my appointment. At closing, I’d love to thank the membership, the avid gamers and the fans for the enhance they gain got given me for the period of my time at the membership.”

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