The spectre of relegation is becoming very real, and drawing ever closer, for some unlikely clubs this season.
In this instalment of the Firing Squad, we visit the danger-zones of England, Germany, Italy and Spain, knowing full well the managers we highlight this week may be out of their jobs when we reconvene.
Rene Meulensteen is proof enough of that.
Despite a narrow loss to Liverpool in the Premier League—a result that came shortly after an impressive draw away to Manchester United—the Fulham boss was given the boot and replaced by Felix Magath, ending his long tenure on this inauspicious ranking.
Following are five of the most under-pressure managers from Europe’s top leagues.