Premier League managerial exits: A look at how this season’s numbers compare

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The weekend’s sackings of Premier League managers Daniel Farke and Dean Smith mean the top flight has seen five managerial departures this season – the earliest since 2004-05 that mark has been reached.

Norwich’s first league win of the season, against Brentford on Saturday, could not keep Farke in his role and Smith followed on Sunday with Aston Villa on a five-game losing run.

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