Paris Saint-Germain has sacked head coach Thomas Tuchel hours after his side cruised to a 4-0 victory against Strasbourg in Ligue 1, according to L'Equipe newspaper and RMC and German tabloid Bild .

The German took over reigns of the club from Unai Emery at the beginning of the 2018-19 season. Since then, the 47-year-old has guided PSG to back-to-back league titles and the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Liga Ligue in 2020.

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Former Dortmud boss Tuchel also oversaw PSG's most successful UEFA Champions League campaign yet, with the Paris-based side losing to Bayern Munich in the final of the previous edition only four months ago.

PSG is currently third in the Ligue 1 points table with 35 points, just one point adrift of leader Lyon.

There are speculations that former Totthenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is the front-runner to take over.

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Pochettino, who spent five-and-a-half years at Spurs, guided the side to its first Champions League final in 2019.

Spurs finished in the top-four of the Premier League four times under him and also secured two semifinal finishes in the FA Cup.