Days of speculation culminated on Wednesday with Allen parting company with the club he managed for just three games, and the club admitted there had been a "breakdown in the relationship" between Allen and Mandaric - believed to have stemmed from differences of opinion over the signing of veteran striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.
"That was my decision to do it, but I do what is the best for the club," Mandaric said of the Allen´s departure. "It´s not the games, it´s not the results, it´s looking at where I am going to be at the end of the season, not where I´m going to be after three games."
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