Turkish football club Fenerbahçe mutually parted ways with manager Erol Bulut on March 25.
The club announced in a statement that Turkish manager Bulut's contract was terminated with mutual agreement.
Emre Belözoğlu, who became the club's sportive director last year, will take over as interim manager until the end of the season, read the statement.
Fenerbahçe on March 14 suffered a shocking 2-1 home defeat to cellar dweller Gençlerbirliği in the Turkish Süper Lig, increasing the pressure on coach Erol Bulut ahead of a crucial game against leader Beşiktaş next weekend.
Fenerbahçe's Czech defender, Filip Novak, broke the deadlock with a header in the 35th minute of the game.
Fenerbahçe beat Trabzonspor 1-0 in a Turkish Süper Lig match on Feb. 28 to keep its title hopes alive, easing the pressure on coach Erol Bulut.
The visiting side's Greek midfielder Dimitris Pelkas scored the winner in the 76th minute when his long-range shot on a counterattack beat Trabzonspor goalkeeper Uğurcan Çakır.
Fenerbahçe lost 1-0 at home to Göztepe in a Turkish Süper Lig game on Feb. 21, suffering its second loss in three games to falter in the title race.
Galatasaray, Fenerbahçe's archrival and league leader, grabbed a hard-fought 1-0 win at Alanyaspor on Feb. 20 to increase the gap with its rivals to three points.