England and Manchester United great Wayne Rooney has been sacked as Birmingham manager, the club confirmed on Tuesday morning.
Since Rooney replaced John Eustace in October, Birmingham have had the worst record in the Championship.
They took 10 points from a possible 45, losing nine and winning just two.
The futures of fellow staff members Ashley Cole, John O’Shea, and Pete Shuttleworth was being resolved this on Tuesday morning.
Rooney had vowed to fight on after Monday’s 3-0 defeat at Leeds but staff were called to a meeting at the club’s training ground on Tuesday when they were informed that Rooney would be sacked.
When he was appointed in October to replace Eustace, Birmingham were sixth. He leaves with Blues only six points above the relegation zone and with the worst record in the division during that time.
Mail Sport understands Eustace would be open to returning to