Portuguese coach leaves the club after defeats to Fortaleza and Bragantino.
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He will be replaced by Dorival Júnior, who was in Ceará
The decision to resign had been made since the 1-0 defeat against Bragantino on Wednesday night.
This Thursday morning, the red-black board opened negotiations with Dorival Júnior, who accepted the proposal and left Ceará.
After informing Paulo Sousa of his resignation in the late afternoon of this Thursday, after commanding the training in Atibaia, Flamengo made official the departure of the Portuguese coach.
The club already has an agreement with the replacement, which will be Dorival Júnior, who was in Ceará.
Paulo Sousa, 51 years old, Flamengo managed in 32 matches, with 19 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses.
He didn't win the title and ended up with two runners-up, the state and the Supercopa do Brasil.