Paul Lambert has left his function as Ipswich City boss over “important variations of opinion” with proprietor Marcus Evans, with ex-Wigan boss Paul Cook dinner in superior talks to exchange him.
No settlement has been reached however Cook dinner, 54, is eager on the function.
Lambert, 51, who took cost of the membership in October 2018, leaves them in eighth place in League One, two factors off the play-off locations.
Ipswich have gained their previous two matches.
“I do know he has his ideas on what is required to take Ipswich ahead and I respect his opinions,” Evans stated on Lambert’s departure.
“It has, nonetheless, grow to be clear after holding discussions over the previous few days that there are important variations of opinion as to the order of speedy priorities and we agreed it was finest for us to half firm.”
Assistant boss Stuart Taylor has additionally left the Tractor Boys.
Talking on Saturday, Lambert stated he was “99%” sure he would be replaced if a rumoured takeover of the League One facet went via.
Lambert had coronavirus over Christmas – a part of an outbreak on the Suffolk membership – and stated he was “not too far from going into hospital”.
Cook dinner left Wigan in August 2020 after three years in cost having led the Latics to promotion again to the Championship in his first season.
However they went into administration in July and had been relegated to League One after a 12-point deduction.