In pictures: The 10 managers sacked in the Premier League in 2015/16

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Aston Villa, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Sunderland and several others all changed managers.

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As with every Premier League campaign, there were a number of manager departures in the 2015/16 season.

In fact, half the clubs in the division changed manager this season as the pressure really ramped up in England’s top flight.

Dick Advocaat was the first manager to leave his position, as he departed Sunderland right at the beginning of the campaign.

Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool followed him, with the new Celtic manager the official first sacking of the 2015/16 Premier League campaign.

Easily the most high profile sacking was Jose Mourinho as Chelsea removed him from his position following a disastrous title defence.

His second exit from Stamford Bridge came less than a year after winning the Premier League title with the Blues.

Louis van Gaal's departure from Manchester United was also something of a surprise as he left Old Trafford despite securing them the FA Cup against Crystal Palace. 

Elsewhere, Aston Villa sacked Tim Sherwood and Remi Garde, Swansea City sacked Garry Monk, Newcastle United removed Steve McClaren, Roberto Martinez left Everton and Quique Sanchez Flores was bewilderingly sacked by Watford. 

Here are the ten managers who were sacked in the 2015/16 Premier League season.

Sunderland manager Dick AdvocaatSunderland manager Dick Advocaat

Liverpool manager Brendan RodgersLiverpool manager Brendan Rodgers

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood during the gameAston Villa manager Tim Sherwood during the game

Swansea City manager Garry MonkSwansea City manager Garry Monk

Chelsea manager Jose MourinhoChelsea manager Jose Mourinho

Newcastle manager Steve McClaren looks dejectedNewcastle manager Steve McClaren looks dejected

Aston Villa manager Remi Garde arrives at the stadiumAston Villa manager Remi Garde arrives at the stadium

Everton manager Roberto MartinezEverton manager Roberto Martinez

Watford manager Quique Sanchez FloresWatford manager Quique Sanchez Flores

Manchester United manager Louis van GaalManchester United manager Louis van Gaal

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