Turkish club Fenerbahce sack coach Pereira


Turkish club Fenerbahce have parted with coach Vitor Pereira after a disappointing first half of the season, the club said in a statement on Monday evening.

After 17 rounds of the championship, Fenerbahce are fifth in the Turkish Super Lig, 14 points behind leaders Trabzonspor.

The Istanbul club were also eliminated in the Europa League.

The Portuguese coach, who took Fenerbahce to second place in the 2015-2016 season, only returned for a second stint at the club in July.