Premier League managers figure heavily in this installment of the Firing Squad.
With 21 matches already in the books, the club owners and administrators will by now have almost certainly determined their targets for the spring, whether winning the title, qualifying for Europe or merely avoiding relegation.
It’s in the English top flight’s relegation battle that we find two of the managers in this ranking, while two more can be located near the bottom of the Bundesliga, which restarts next weekend.
The other is unlikely to be sacked at all but could be poised to leave his current club nonetheless.
Following are the five managers from Europe’s top leagues most likely to be looking for work in the near future.