Euro 2016: Leonid Slutsky steps down as Russia head coach

Leonid Slutsky
Slutsky's Russia were beaten by Wales and drew with England

Leonid Slutsky has stepped down as head coach of Russia after the 2018 World Cup hosts were knocked out at the group stage of Euro 2016.

Slutsky, who also manages CSKA Moscow, succeeded Fabio Capello in charge of the national team in August 2015.

Russia finished bottom of Group B at the European Championship with only one point from three games.

In a statement, the Russian Football Union said: "We wish him all the success in his coaching career."

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