“Frank and his team’s commitment and dedication have been exemplary throughout their time at the club, but recent results and the current league position meant this difficult decision had to be taken. We wish Frank and all his backroom team well for their future in the game.
“The club has started the process to secure a new manager and will provide updates on the appointment in due course.”
Spurs are yet to complete any January business despite Conte being adamant that he needs new players. An underwhelming start to the season has exposed the weaknesses in the Italian’s squad.
Meanwhile, Everton are in discussions with Marcelo Bielsa over replacing Lampard. The former Leeds boss is understood to be the Toffees’ top target.