Dundee United have confirmed the departure of Mixu Paatelainen with immediate effect.
Eight Dundee United players who are out of contract this summer have been told they will not be offered new deals.
Mixu Paatelainen is to leave his position as Dundee United head coach in the next 48 hours, Sky sources understand.
Sky Sports understands Dundee United boss Mixu Paatelainen has held talks over his future at Tannadice.
Dundee United boss Mixu Paatelainen reckons it would be a senseless decision if he was dismissed following the club's relegation.
Dundee United have been relegated from the Scottish Premiership after a 2-1
defeat at Dundee.
Four players from Aberdeen and three from Dundee have been included in PFA Scotland's Premiership team of the year.
Grant Gillespie scored his first top-flight goal to move Hamilton towards Scottish Premiership safety with a 3-1 win over Dundee United.
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29th May 2016