Swansea City have confirmed the sacking of head coach, Paul Clement after a poor run of three wins in the English Premier League this season.
After a run of six games without a win which has landed the club in the dreaded relegation zone, the club’s official twitter account confirmed the reports with a tweet which reads:
We can confirm that the club has tonight parted company with head coach Paul Clement.
Full statement ➡️ https://t.co/1VbiF9jeNt pic.twitter.com/JLFJSjKGx7
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— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) December 20, 2017
Swansea Chairman also confirmed the reports saying: “To change the manager, especially at only the halfway point of the season, is the last thing we wanted to do as a club.
“We had three different managers last season and as a result we all wanted to give Paul as much time as possible to turn things around. But we felt we couldn’t leave it any longer and needed to make a change to give us the best chance of an uplift and a turnaround in fortunes with the club bottom of the Premier League.
“Paul has been at the club for 12 months and what he achieved in the second half of last season to keep us in the top flight was a tremendous feat. For that, and his effort and commitment this season, it goes without saying that the club thanks him for his work, together with Nigel (Gibbs) and Karl (Halabi).
“I have had an excellent working relationship with Paul and we are all, including the owners, surprised and disappointed it hasn’t worked out this season.
“We wish Paul every success in his career going forward.”
Paul Clement who has been in charge for 12 months, joins Frank De Boer of Crystal Palace, Slaven Bilic of West Ham, Tony Pulis of West Brom and Ronald Koeman of Everton as the fifth managerial casualty in the EPL this season.