Former Arsenal player and captain Patrick Vieira have been relieved of his duty as head coach of Crystal palace. The Eagles are just 3 points above the relegation zone with 11 games left to play.
The Arsenal legend and captain of the 2004 invisible team have been in charge for 20 months and will be leaving Selhurst Park as it was announced today. Ahead of their trip to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday to face league leaders Arsenal.
Patrick is the only black manager in English top-flight football. He led Crystal palace to a FA cup semi-final last season and finished 12th in the league.
Things have not gone Patrick’s way as they are just 3 points above the relegation zone and in danger of going down. Crystal palace is with a win in 10 premier league games and it’s looking very dangerous for the Eagles.