The Brazilian, who is now on loan with Premier League counterparts Newcastle United, scored his first goal for the club in the second minute of the Magpies' clash with Southampton at St. James' Park earlier today.
The Argentinian coach, who took over at the club in June of previous year, saw his side win just one match out of the last 17, and has now parted ways with the club.
The Argentinian was only appointed as manager last summer but the Saints hierarchy pulled the trigger with eight games remaining as they attempt to cling on to the Premier League status.
Southampton have parted ways with manager Mauricio Pellegrino, the club confirmed on Monday.
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Assistant coaches Carlos Compagnucci and Xavier Tamarit have also left the club.
In the wake of that defeat at St James' Park Pellegrino accused some of his players of downing tools. "This is the worst thing that we did today".
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"We have to say sorry to our fans because we didn't represent the values of the club".
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Among others, SC has beaten SEC co-champ Auburn and also beat those Kentucky Wildcats that thumped Arkansas 87-72 at Walton. The good news for Arkansas: It will have at least four days off before its first-round game in the NCAA Tournament.
After the sacking of flop Argentinian Mauricio Pellegrino he placed the history making Hoops gaffer high among his list of replacements.
Saints will be hoping to appoint Pellegrino's successor quickly, with an FA Cup quarter-final at Wigan looming on Sunday.
With 21 defensive errors so far this season, only Arsenal (27) have made more than Southampton in the Premier League - as well as Europe's top five leagues.
But scoring has been their biggest problem all season, with Charlie Austin their top-scorer with only six goals in all competitions.
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"Not many of our players play in England, so I'm trying to enjoy every game, especially at home because the fans are incredible".