Appointed in 2018, Vieira had been under growing pressure after last week's shock home defeat by struggling Dijon left the ambitious Cote d'Azur club in the bottom half of Ligue 1.
Premier League: Ex-Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira says disgraced midfielder Granit Xhaka deserves 'a lot of respect' amidst outburst
Xhaka reacted angrily to home fans booing him after he was substituted during Arsenal’s 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium and the player has since been left out of the squad.
Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's goal earns Arsenal draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford
Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Arsenal on Monday in a Premier League game which was a poor imitation of some of the past classic clashes between the rival clubs.
Ineos was given the all-clear to seal the reported 100 million euro (($112 million) deal with Nice's Sino-American owners by the French Competition Authority last week.
Ligue 1: Britain's richest man Jim Ratcliffe exploring potential acquisition of OGC Nice, says brother Robert
However, he said that after initially showing interest in the sale, Nice's Chinese-American owner Chien Lee pulled away from the offer, reportedly in the region of 100 million euros
Ligue 1: AS Monaco move out of relegation zone with narrow win over Nantes; Mario Balotelli leads Marseille's resurgence
Monaco climbed out of the Ligue 1 relegation places on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Nantes, while Mario Balotelli scored for the third time in four games for a resurgent Marseille.
Ligue 1: Thierry Henry's Monaco and Patrick Vieira's Nice play controversy-laden draw in clash of old teammates
It was honours even between Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira as the old France and Arsenal teammates clashed for the first time as coaches on Wednesday in a controversy-laden 1-1 draw between Monaco and Nice.
Four more Ligue 1 games scheduled for this weekend, including the clash between Thierry Henry's Monaco and local rivals Nice, have been postponed, the French league (LFP) said Thursday, amid fears of more violent "yellow vest" protests in France over rising living costs.
Ligue 1: Radamel Falcao scores twice against Amiens to lift Monaco out of relegation zone; Nice held by Angers at home
Radamel Falcao scored a pair of penalties as Thierry Henry's Monaco won 2-0 at fellow strugglers Amiens to climb out of the bottom three in Ligue 1 on Tuesday.
France's World Cup triumphs have changed people's attitudes to immigrants, says former defender Lilian Thuram
France’s two World Cup wins in 1998 and 2018, which were characterised by the diversity of the players’ backgrounds, have helped to ease racial tensions in the country and changed attitudes to immigrants, former defender Lilian Thuram has said.
Ligue 1: Patrick Vieira's Nice suffer narrow defeat to Marseille; Montpellier beat Bordeaux to move into third
Patrick Vieira's Nice slumped to a fourth defeat in five home league games this season as Morgan Sanson's first-half strike fired Marseille to a 1-0 win in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Ligue 1: New AS Monaco manager Thierry Henry hopes success during playing career rubs off on coaching job
Thierry Henry returned to Monaco, the club where he began his professional career after replacing Leonardo Jardim.
Ligue 1: Patrick Vieira's Nice suffer narrow defeat against Reims; Radamel Falcao shines as Monaco beat Nantes
Patrick Vieira tasted defeat in his first league match as a coach in Europe as his Nice side lost 1-0 at home to newly-promoted Reims on Saturday.
Former Arsenal and France star Patrick Vieira, world and European champion with Les Bleus, has taken the reins at top flight Nice, the French club said on Monday.
Arsene Wenger quits Arsenal: A look at the Frenchman's most definitive XI during his 22 years at the club
As Arsene Wenger ends his journey as the manager of Arsenal, here’s a look at our definitive Arsenal XI, composed of only players who played under Monsieur Wenger.
Arsene Wenger swansong: Thierry Henry to Granit Xhaka, a look at Arsene Wenger's best and worst signings for Arsenal
One of Arsene Wenger’s legacies at Arsenal is definitely the quality of players he brought on board. However, some of his signings were nothing but miserable.
The Arsene Wenger Era Part 2: From Invincibles to fourth-place trophy, how the Arsenal revolution lost its way
By 2009, the Arsenal’s financial implications were gradually assuming a more benign shape. After four years without a trophy, slight weariness had developed with Wenger and his methods.
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira 'honoured' to be considered to fill Arsene Wenger's shoes, but says he is happy at MLS
Vieira was a cornerstone of Wenger's first decade at Arsenal, and was captain during the Gunners' famous 'Invincibles' unbeaten season in 2004.
David Seaman, another former Arsenal goalkeeper, agreed that Arsene Wenger will not call time on his career.
Premier League: Arsenal must be 'open-minded' in replacing long-serving manager Arsene Wenger, says CEO Ivan Gazidis
Arsenal need to be “open-minded” in finding a new manager following the announcement of Arsene Wenger’s departure from the club, chief executive Ivan Gazidis said on Friday.