Manager Paulo Sergio is leaving Hearts after rejecting the offer of a new contract.

The Clydesdale Bank Premier League club confirmed that talks over a new deal had broken down with the 44-year-old Portuguese.

A Hearts statement read: "Heart of Midlothian FC today (Thursday) announces that it has started the search for a new manager after Paulo Sergio did not agree to the terms proposed to him by the club."

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