Former Arsenal and Manchester Metropolis defender Kolo Toure has been sacked by Wigan after failing to win any of his 9 video games answerable for the Championship strugglers.
Toure solely agreed a three-and-a-half 12 months contract at Wigan on November 29, however his disastrous 59-day reign is already over.
The Latics took simply two factors from Toure’s seven league matches, with a 2-0 loss to Luton final weekend leaving them backside of the desk, 4 factors from security.
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Wigan had been additionally knocked out of the FA Cup by Luton after a replay because the stress mounted on Toure.
Employed to switch Leam Richardson at Wigan, Toure was in his first managerial function following assistant teaching spells with Ivory Coast, Celtic and Leicester.
The 41-year-old’s dismissal leaves Wigan on the lookout for their fifth everlasting supervisor within the final three years.
“Firstly, I’d wish to thank Kolo, together with Kevin and Ash, for his or her efforts throughout their time on the soccer membership,” Wigan chief govt Malachy Brannigan mentioned.
“Sadly, the outcomes on the sphere haven’t been as we’d have appreciated and as powerful a call as this was, the board felt it obligatory to offer us the very best likelihood of remaining a Championship membership subsequent season.
“We all know that this time of 12 months is a key interval for any soccer membership, ourselves included.
“Due to this fact, we are going to now work swiftly and successfully to make sure the fitting individual is appointed as the subsequent everlasting supervisor of Wigan Athletic, with the quick goal of remaining within the second tier for subsequent season.”