Updated! Crystal Palace sack manager Frank De Boer

Updated! Crystal Palace sack manager Frank De Boer

- Frank De Boer has been relieved of his duties as Crystal Palace manager

- The London club is yet to win any game in the 2017/2018 season

- Former England, Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson is favorite to replace him

Ajax and Netherland legend Frank de Boer has been sacked as Crystal Palace manager after losing his first four games in charge of the London club this season.

The Dutchman has seen his team lose all their matches without scoring a goal and has been given the boot after just 77 days.

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Palace's last game was Sunday's 1 - 0 defeat to Burnley which also proved to be the final straw for chairman Steve Parish.

Breaking! Crystal Palace sack manager Frank De Boer

Dutchman Frank De Boer. Photo: Sky Sports

The Mirror reports that former Fulham, Liverpool and England boss Roy Hodgson is the favourite to replace the Dutchman.

Palace's season began with a 3-0 home defeat by newly-promoted Huddersfield followed by a 1 - 0 loss to Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool.

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Swansea left Selhurst Park with all three points at the end of last month in the London side's third game of the season.

Crystal Palace official statement read: "Crystal Palace Football Club have this morning parted company with Frank de Boer.

"We would like to thank Frank for his dedication and hard work during his time at the Club.

"A new manager will be appointed in due course and we wish Frank the very best of luck for the future.

"There will be no further comment at this time."

De Boer on his part said: "I am very disappointed about the decision but never the less I want to thank the players, staff and the fans for their support. Good luck for the future."

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