Bookmakers had stopped taking bets on the Dutchman being the next boss to depart, while reports suggested he had agreed a severance package and that Juande Ramos was set to take over.
Nothing went right for him since Spurs officials met Sevilla coach Ramos in the first week of the campaign - they are still in the bottom three of the Premier League and their display against Getafe summed up their season.
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