Southampton dismisses Claude Puel as coach, wishes him well in the future
Claude Puel until the end of the season remained the manager of Southampton. The french man has now been laid off by Principals of the club, settling him with a pay-off, in order to avoid allegations of breach -as the contract between Claude and the Club has not ended.
As published on the webpage of Nigerian Eye, Claude has about two years left to complete his deal with the club. It is gathered that the position of the club on the Premiership League (as at the completion of the season) is perhaps one of the reason for his unfortunate send off.
According to reports available, Claude was only able to lead his team to finish eight position on the League table. The club disclosed, in a statement from her principals that Claude’s position as coach is terminated with immediate effect.
“Southampton Football Club can today confirm that it has terminated the contract of Claude Puel with immediate effect,” the voice in the statement declared.
The voice however expressed their appreciation to acknowledge Claude’s hard work and commitment through out his stay in the club while performing his duties as manager. The report mentioned that fans of the club will never forget him for the highlight featured in Wembley at the Final of the EPL.
“Everyone at Southampton would like to express our thanks to Claude for his hard work and commitment this year. The highlight of the season was a memorable day at Wembley in the EFL Cup Final, a day our fans will always treasure.”
In a matured and civil manner, the club extends their regards to the former coach, wishing him the very best as he continues his career. They thereafter announced their ongoing search for another manager, which they described as Right-Fit.
“We wish Claude well for the future. The search for a new management team is underway. We are confident that we will find the right fit in line with the long term vision of the club.”