JUST IN: Crystal Palace sack manager, Patrick Viera
Written by Taiwo Adekola on March 17, 2023
Crystal Palace has confirmed that Patrick Vieira has been sacked as the club’s first-team manager.
The Arsenal FC legend was hired by the club on July 4, 2021, in a three-year contract following the departure of their previous manager, Roy Hodgson, who served the club since 2017.
Following his recent poor performance in about 12 successive matches since the beginning of 2023, taking the Eagles teetering above the Premier League relegation zone, with a three-point gap separating them from 18th-placed Bournemouth.
In a statement from the club’s chairman, Steve Parish, on Friday, partly read, “It is with enormous regret that this difficult decision has been made.