France’s and Arsenal legend Patrick Vieria has been kicked out of his job as the manager of Ligue 1 club side Nice OGS following a catastrophic run of results which resulted in the side enduring 5 straight defeats and a shock UEL exit yesternight Thursday, December 3rd. Nice was knocked out of the Europa League by German side Bayer Leverkusen.
The French club side earlier today released a statement on Friday morning confirming Patrick Vieira’s exit. He had been in the job since 2018 when he took over from Lucien Favre who left the Ligue 1 side to join German champions Borussia Dortmund.
His Romanian assistant Adrian Ursea to take charge until they announce a new manager.
Nice said on Friday morning:
‘Patrick Vieira is no longer the coach of OGC Nice as of today.
‘During a meeting after last night’s match, the Nice board informed Patrick Vieira of its decision to end their collaboration.
‘Patrick Vieira has put all his heart and professionalism at the service of OGC Nice during the last 30 months of this shared venture.
‘The Nice board would like to sincerely thank the former French international for his involvement in the development of the club and wish him the best for the rest of his coaching career.’
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