His assistant Pascal Plancque, who only arrived at the club at the beginning of January, “will take over the interim as coach of the first team during this period”, the club said in a statement.
Arpinon took over the role as coach at the start of the season, replacing Bernard Blaquart, for whom he had been the assistant.
𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲́ 𝗱𝘂 𝗡𝗶̂𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝗢𝗹𝘆𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲
Le Nîmes Olympique a procédé ce jour à la mise à pied à titre conservatoire de M. Jérôme Arpinon.
M. Pascal Plancque assurera l'intérim en tant qu'entraineur de l'équipe première durant cette période. pic.twitter.com/kQ9vWGvlPS
— 🐊 Nîmes Olympique (@nimesolympique) February 5, 2021
The Crocodiles have lost five of their last six games, with the only bright spot in the middle of that sequence a 2-1 victory against Marseille at the Stade Velodrome.
Nimes are bottom of the table with 15 points, four points behind Nantes who are one place above the relegation zone.
They face Monaco on Sunday at the Stade des Costieres.