“We’ve sacked him because he can’t even come through the barriers into the training ground. It’s a full blown job.
“Emmanuel is upset but he has to take responsibility. I think he probably relied on other people too much, and didn’t keep a close enough eye on it himself to make sure it didn’t get to this situation.
“We were hoping to find the Emmanuel Eboue that played for Arsenal and Galatasaray, and played Champions League football and at the top end of the Premier League.
“I think there’d still be a door open if these problems were sorted in the next seven to 14 days.”