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Some managers believe they are safe, but you never know what a footballing board is thinking—we've seen plenty of shock sackings before.
Roberto Mancini's underachievement in Europe is a gripe with the media, though it's become very clear his relationship with Sheikh Mansour is excellent. Despite having all the money in the world, knee-jerk reactions are uncommon in the blue half of Manchester.
Norwich have badly underperformed in 2013, and Chris Hughton's football is far from enticing, but will Delia Smith and co. really dispense with him after giving him £8.5 million to sign Ricky van Wolfswinkel?
Alan Pardew signed an eight-year deal not so long ago, but this season has been one to forget. European excuses aside, he really struggled to make his squad work in a system that didn't suit them and looks to have been bailed out by January expenditures.