Inter have announced that they have sacked head coach Frank de Boer after just 11 Serie A games.
A statement on the Inter website read:
F.C. Internazionale Milano announce today that they have parted company with head coach Frank de Boer with immediate effect.
Inter Primavera coach Stefano Vecchi will take temporary charge of the first team for Thursday’s UEFA Europa League match against Southampton.
Inter would like to place on record its thanks to Frank and his coaching team for their work with the Club over the past months and wishes them the best for the future.
Further announcements regarding the first team coaching position will be made in due course.
Inter are 12th in the table after they were beaten 1-0 away at Sampdoria on Sunday, their fifth defeat of the campaign, and sit bottom of their Europa League group.
Following his arrival Inter signed the likes of Marcelo Brozovic, Joao Mario and Ever Benega but De Boer lost his first Serie A game away to Chievo.
After a draw with Palermo, a first win came against Pescara, but it was followed by an opening Europa League defeat to Hapoel Beer Sheva.
Wins over Juventus and Empoli re-strengthened his position but after a draw with Bologna, Inter suffered three straight defeats including another Europa League loss away to Sparta Prague.
Inter beat Southampton 1-0 in their next Group K match but De Boer lost two of his final three Serie A games in charge to Atalanta and Sampdoria.