'I was on holiday when I received the Premier League fixture list by e-mail.
'I looked at it and saw that five of our first nine games would be against clubs from last season's top six: Chelsea, Tottenham, Man City, Man United and Arsenal.
'I looked at it again and I said to myself, ''Phew!'
'That is not going to be an easy run, in particular with a Europa League run at the same time and a really early start with all the players because of the European games. And most of all, because I had lost my striker Lukaku.
Not making Excuses for the guy. But there's 3 massive parts in this quote to why he was sacked. Tough start + tons of new players + no striker.
He was doomed from the start.