Tuesday, 8th April, 2014

Dan Petrescu has left his post as coach of Russian Premier League side Dynamo Moscow following Sunday's 4-0 defeat at Anzhi Makhachkala.

The former Chelsea defender leaves Dynamo Moscow sitting fourth in the Russian league standings, with 43 points from 34 games. Anzhi Makhachkala meanwhile remain rooted to the bottom of the table, having won just twice all season.

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Dynamo Moscow said in a statement: "After the match against Anzhi, the supervisory board of Dynamo put forward a proposal to change the coach.

"Today we had a meeting with Dan Petrescu's team and the head coach and made the change by mutual consent between the parties.


"We thanked Petrescu for his work and wished him good luck in his future career."

The 46-year-old took up his post at Dynamo Moscow in 2012, having managed fellow Russian side Kuban Krasnodar previously.

As a player Petrescu is best known for his stint at Chelsea between 1995 and 2000.

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