Quique Sanchez Flores has been sacked by Watford, only 85 days after he was re-delegated for a subsequent spell accountable for the Premier League club.
The Spaniard, who supplanted kinsman Javi Gracia after four rounds of the group season, won only one of his 10 Premier League matches.
Watford endured their eighth alliance rout in a 2-1 misfortune against individual strugglers Southampton on Saturday, which saw them stay base of the table on eight and six afloat of security.
The choice was taken after Sanchez Flores met with CEO and administrator Scott Duxbury alongside proprietor Gino Pozzo on Sunday, with the arrangement of a successor portrayed as “imminent”.
“Quique is a man of incredible honesty and it was clear the amount he needed to have a positive effect, at the end of the day results have directed our choice,”
said Duxbury in an announcement.