Premier League-winning coach Claudio Ranieri is leaving French club Nantes at the end of the Ligue 1 season.
Ranieri confirmed his departure on Thursday, a day after club president Waldemar Kita said the Italian manager would be in charge of his final game on Saturday against Strasbourg.
In a statement released by Nantes, Kita thanked Ranieri and his staff for "all the work done this season. We wish them a lot of success in their future projects."
The 66-year-old Ranieri was appointed last June on a two-year deal after the surprise departure of fans' favourite, Sergio Conceicao.
After challenging for European qualification this season, Nantes have been in poor form in recent weeks, winning just one of their past eight league matches to sit mid table.
"I want to thank the president because he offered me the chance to come to Nantes and to return to the French league," Ranieri said.
"I want to thank my players because the first half of the championship was wonderful, although the second part was more difficult," Ranieri said.
"They gave everything, it really matters to me."
He coached in the league from 2012-14, when he won the League 2 title with Monaco then led the Principality side to a runner-up finish in the top flight.
Ranieri, who guided Leicester to a stunning EPL title triumph in 2016, has also coached Juventus, Roma and Inter Milan in his much-travelled career.
He has been in charge of other Italian sides as well as Atletico Madrid and Chelsea and a brief spell as boss of the Greece national team.