Nigel Pearson has left Derby by mutual consent, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.
The 35-year-old had been suspended since September 27 following a meeting with owner Mel Morris at the club's training ground.
The club said in a statement: "Derby County Football Club can today confirm that they have mutually agreed to part company with Nigel Pearson with immediate effect.
"As a result of the mutual termination of Nigel Pearson's employment agreement with Derby County any disciplinary process has now ceased.
"The board of Derby County will now turn their attention to appointing a new manager as soon as possible and expect to announce a successor in a timely fashion."
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