"In the interest of the club, I have decided to quit," Fernandez, who had taken over from Rene Girard at the beginning of the season, told a news conference on Thursday.
Former Montpellier player and assistant coach Pascal Baills will take control of the team on a caretaker basis.
Montpellier, the 2012 French champions, have failed to win any of their last eight matches in all competitions.
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