Southampton have sacked manager Nathan Jones
 Nathan Jones

Southampton have sacked manager Nathan Jones after just three months in charge of the Premier League club.

Jones, 49, leaves the Saints at the bottom of the table following Saturday's loss to the 10-man Wolves.

After being hired on November 10, the Welshman lost nine of the 14 games he was in charge of in all competitions.

That record included losing eight out of nine Premier League games and losing four home games in a row at St. Mary's.

First-team coaches Chris Cohen and Alan Sheehan have also left the club, while lead coach Ruben Selles will take charge of Saturday’s Premier League match at Chelsea.

Despite leading 1-0 with a man advantage on Saturday, Jones watched his side slump to a home defeat against fellow strugglers the Wolves, which was greeted with boos from the Saints fans at the full-time whistle.

That came a week after chants of "you’re getting sacked in the morning" and "Nathan Jones, get out of our club" could be heard from away supporters during the defeat at Brentford.

Speaking following that defeat at Brentford a week ago, Jones said he had "let the players down."

"I haven’t really put my own stamp on it, and I should have by now," Jones told the BBC’s Match of the Day program.

"I want to be brutally honest with this—I have let the players down."

Jones joined the club in November after leaving Championship side Luton Town on a three-and-a-half-year contract.

He lost four of his first five matches in charge, with the only victory in that run being a 2-1 EFL Cup win over League One Lincoln.

But three wins in the space of a week over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup, Manchester City in the EFL Cup, and Everton in the Premier League then suggested Jones might have turned their fortunes around.

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