Southampton part company with Hasenhuttl

7 Nov 2022
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Austrian head coach departs after Sunday's 4-1 home defeat to Newcastle leaves Saints in bottom three

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Ralph Hasenhuttl has left his post as Southampton manager, the club have confirmed.

The 55-year-old Austrian departs following Sunday's 4-1 home defeat by Newcastle United, which leaves Saints in the bottom three, with only one win from their last nine matches.

The bottom four

Position Pos Club Played Pl GD Points Pts
17 Everton EVE 38 -23 36
18 Leicester City LEI 38 -17 34
19 Leeds United LEE 38 -30 31
20 Southampton SOU 38 -37 25
See the full table

A statement on the club’s official website says: "Hasenhuttl, who was appointed in December 2018, departs having made a significant contribution to the club, overseeing some memorable results and also playing a key role in the development of our club infrastructure, identity and playing squad.

"However, we now believe it is an appropriate time to make a change."

First-team lead coach Ruben Selles will take charge on an interim basis. Saints visit Liverpool on Saturday.

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