Middlesbrough FC have fired manager Aitor Karanka following a winless run in which they have taken only four points from a possible 30.
Aitor Karanka was sacked as Middlesbrough manager on Thursday with the Spaniard's assistant Steve Agnew taking over with immediate effect, the Premier League club said. But will it keep them up?
Since the turn of the year, the team have not won a single league game, losing four and drawing four.
Arsene Wenger is another manager whose future has been questioned this season.
Middlesbrough's board have now chose to look for a new man to lead them to survival in the final games of the Premier League season.
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Boro are winless in their last 10 Premier League games and now sit in the relegation zone, three points from safety with 11 games remaining.
"Both parties have agreed that it is in the best interests of the club to make this change", Middlesbrough said in a statement. "We wish him all the best for the future".
Karanka had been at Boro since replacing Tony Mowbray in November 2013, in what was his first managerial role.
Karanka's criticism in January of the club's supporters and the atmosphere at the Riverside proved divisive and some fans called for his departure at Stoke.
Assistant Steve Agnew is set to take charge for the visit of Manchester United on Sunday, after which Boro have two weeks before a visit to fellow strugglers Swansea. Tensions had risen once again between Karanka and the club since December, when league results went irretrievably south.