Norwich City sack manager Daniel Farke despite first win of the season at Brentford

Daniel Farke, Norwich City manager, speaks to the media for the final time after being fired following the Canaries' win in Brentford. (0:58).
The Premier League club released a statement saying that Daniel Farke, Norwich City's manager, has been fired. This was despite their win at Brentford on Saturday.

Stuart Webber, Norwich's sporting director, stated that he was determined to continue demanding the best for his football club.

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"I am aware of how determined Daniel was and the staff to succeed at this level. But we believe now is the right moment to make a change in order to retain our Premier League status."

With five points from 11 games, Norwich's win saw them remain bottom of the table in goal difference.

They were relegated in 2020 after one season back at the top flight. However, Farke remained loyal and guided the Norfolk team into the elite.

Webber said, "All of Norwich City should be forever thankful to Daniel and his team for the significant part they have played in this journey." They helped us win two Championships, and many other memorable moments. We are proud of their commitment to our philosophy and the values we hold dear.

"Daniel, his staff, will always be welcomed back here. I would like to thank them all and wish them the best for the future.

Farke is the fourth Premier League manager who has lost his job after Steve Bruce, Newcastle United's Steve Bruce, and Nuno Espirito Sante of Tottenham Hotspur.