Everton have sacked manager Marco Silva in the wake of their Merseyside derby loss to Liverpool on Wednesday.
The Toffees dropped into the Premier League relegation zone after suffering a 5-2 defeat to their neighbours at Anfield.
The club announced the sacking of Silva on Thursday, ending the Portuguese tactician's 18-month stay at Goodison Park.
🔵 | Everton Football Club can confirm that manager Marco Silva has left the Club. #EFC pic.twitter.com/R2JqAMBdu2— Everton (@Everton) December 5, 2019
Owner Farhad Moshiri travelled to Liverpool to be at the club on Thursday, an indication that Silva's time was up.
In a statement, Everton said: "Everton Football Club can confirm that manager Marco Silva has left the club."