Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger leaves the club
12 April 2019
The Saints confirm the departure of chairman Ralph Krueger.
At the end of the season the club will release more information about the future leadership structure.
Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger has left the club by mutual consent after five years. It comes at the same time as Premier League probes possible Chinese-state influence in the club.
Following talks with owners Gao Jisheng and Katharina Liebherr, it was decided not to renew Krueger's contract, which ended on 30 June.
"Everything has a beginning and everything has an end," said German-born Krueger, 59, who is a former professional ice hockey player and coach: "It is the journey in-between that I will treasure"