Iroha Udoka

Arsenal great, Patrick Vieira, has been sacked as coach of Nice.

Nice have sacked manager Patrick Vieira after overseeing a run of five consecutive defeats, culminating in the French club’s disappointing exit from the Europa League on Thursday night, according to reports in France.


The Ligue 1 side are languishing in 11th place in the French top flight after 11 games this season, an underwhelming start for Vieira after guiding them to a fifth-place finish last campaign.

Nice-Matin reported that Vieira had been sacked after a meeting with the club’s leaders in the aftermath of the game. The outlet reports that coaches Adrian Ursea and Frédéric Gioria will oversee the first team until a new manager is appointed.

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