Most likely the boss is fired

Premier League owners felt beneficial during the 2020/21 season with only four managers – Jose Mourinho, Chris Wilder, Frank Lampard and Slaven Bilic – getting the sack.

History suggests that there is little chance that their generosity will be repeated this season.

Being a football manager – especially in England – is still a dangerous occupation and if the team does not get results, it does not take long before the head starts to roll this semester.

The question is: who should be most worried about getting their marching orders?

Klopp faced accusations of burnout last season / Lewis Storey / Getty Images

Jurgen Klopp has been successful enough to leave Anfield on his own terms.

Klopp experienced the toughest season of his career last time, handling both personal trauma and a barely credible injury crisis. Still, he still managed to secure the Reds a Champions League place and the club still owes a lot to the German.

The Reds’ first victory over Norwich gave the fans plenty of reason to hope for the upcoming campaign as well.

Rodgers barely set foot in joining Leicester / Chloe Knott – Danehouse / Getty Images

Brendan Rodger’s arrival as manager has transformed Leicester from European hopefuls to good members of the Premier League’s top six.

Much was made of Liverpool’s injury problems last season, but the Foxes also had serious problems with every member of their starting XI, except Kasper Schmeichel, missing matches. With this in mind, their fifth place and FA Cup triumph is even more impressive.

Guardiola may leave on his own terms / Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA / Getty Images

Manchester City are likely to win the Premier League this season – it usually happens when you have the most expensive squad.

Because of this, Pep Guardiola will be free from P45 danger. If he finally breaks the club’s Champions League hoodoo, he may even be tempted to leave a year before the end of his contract next summer.

However, back-to-back defeats to start the season are not perfect.

Moyes will make it to the Europa League this season / Henry Browne / Getty Images

At the beginning of last season, West Ham were tipped for relegation and David Moyes was about as popular in the East End as an overcooked pie or an under-seasoned plate of jelly eels.

But by the end of the campaign, Moyesiah had guided the hammers back to Europe. Without a complete disaster this time, he should keep his job – although potential new owners may have a different perspective.

Live. Love. Laugh. / Lewis Storey / Getty Images

Some people are born to sing, dance or act. Sean Dyche was born to keep Burnley in the Premier League.

Dyche’s second worldly ability to keep Clarets free of relocation problems, despite his meager resources, does not get enough credit. He has a job for life – even though the club recently changed ownership under shady circumstances.

Tuchel has joked that Chelsea bosses did not last long before / Catherine Ivill / Getty Images

Thomas Tuchel has just won the Champions League. At any other club in the world, his job would be secure.

However, this is Chelsea. Start badly and he is free for Christmas. However, it seems quite unlikely, especially after Romelu Lukaku’s return.

Few expected Solskjær to still be at work now that he took over / James Williamson – AMA / Getty Images

Most agree that Ole Gunnar Solskjær is making progress at Manchester United.

With that said, the jury is still out on whether he has the sense to guide the club he clearly loves to a Premier League or Champions League title.

Solskjaer has once again been strongly supported in the transfer market. Some hints that United’s Champions League status is under threat and that he can be shown the front door – even though he has just signed a new contract. A dominant victory over Leeds was the perfect start.

Espirito Santo will have some time on Spurs / James Baylis – AMA / Getty Images

Nuno Espirito Santo was not Tottenham’s first choice manager. In fact, he was barely in their top five … or maybe 10.

This does not bode well for his long-term job prospects, especially if a certain Mauricio Pochettino is unemployed in the middle of the season and Spurs are struggling. However, he should be safe at the moment, especially after beating the champions.

Bielsa is a crazy genius / BSR Agency / Getty Images

In the years to come, the streets will not forget Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United.

They were lavish to watch last season and also got fantastic results and eventually finished just two points behind Arsenal at nine.

Bielsa and his bucket are safe and prevent complete decomposition.

Thomas Frank finally has a chance in big time / Henry Browne / Getty Images

Thomas Frank has plenty of credit in the bank and registers close to a 50% winning ratio during his time at Brentford so far. Their first victory over Arsenal was also superb.

Bee ownership also seems fairly even, which should help the Dane to keep his job if the water gets choppy. Again, the temptation to survive in the Premier League can destroy even the most forgiving of the president.

Farke is a popular character in Norwich / James Williamson – AMA / Getty Images

Norwich City kept their faith in Daniel Farke even when his side stank in the Premier League with their domineering defense during the 2019/20 campaign.

They were also rewarded for their support, with Norwich jumping straight back last season. Assuming their return to the Premier League goes better than last time, we expect Farke to retain the board’s support.

Potter was linked to a number of Premier League clubs this sum / NEIL HALL / Getty Images

Graham Potter’s stock is extremely high right now. From here, his career can go in two ways.

He could end up being robbed by a top Premier League side. Alternatively, he could be sacked after a winless ten games for Brighton and join as Aidy Boothroyd and Garry Monk on the scrapheap of exciting young English bosses who did not keep their promise.

Create the water league with Benfica 2019 / Visionhaus / Getty Images

We will not lie. We got to find out who Wolve’s new manager is. It’s been a long summer okay.

Anyway … Bruno Lage is new to the Premier League and joins in confidence after a dry season.

They have been strengthened somewhat in the transfer window, but Lage’s job security probably depends on how well Raul Jimenez bounces back from his terrible head injury. Again, maybe Fabio Silva stops being distracted by his Strokes tribute band and starts scoring some goals.

At least Rafa can always return to advertising if Everton does not work / Samuel de Roman / Getty Images

Having half the fans wishing you were not is never a good way to start life at a new club.

Combine that with the fact that Toffee’s marker signing is Andros Townsend and it really does not look good for Rafa Benitez. Says that if anyone can 1-0 Everton to an eighth place can Rafa.

Winning on the opening day was a big boost.

Steve Bruce discourse shows no sign of releasing anytime soon / Michael Regan / Getty Images

It confuses belief that Steve Bruce is entering his THIRD season at Newcastle United.

In terms of results, things have gone well, but football has made the Watching Paint Dry Championships 2021 look like an important look.

Unfortunately for Magpies fans, the board is happy as long as Bruce keeps them out of the drop zone, which he will probably do again.

Smith meets former club Brentford this season / Morgan Harlow / Getty Images

Aston Villa is a very ambitious club with plans to break into the Premier League’s top six in the not so distant future.

Jack Grealish’s departure has not changed that, although his exit leaves Dean Smith with a big void to fill. Villa’s attack has flown through their previous skippers over the past two seasons and if Smith can not solve this tactical problem he could have problems.

Xisco Munoz is intended to be the answer to a quiz question / Sebastian Frej / MB Media / Getty Images

If you are not familiar with Xisco Munoz, do not bother to learn anything about the latest poor soul to be thrown into Watford’s meat grinder.

Pozzos will have replaced him with Quique Sanchez Flores for Christmas. We expect Eddie Howe to end up on a whip this season as well.

More such clothes this season Ralph / Robin Jones / Getty Images

It was not so long ago that Ralph Hasenhuttl was linked with the Chelsea job and 90 minutes’ own Sean Walsh backed Southampton for a seventh place.

Blink forward to the present and Hasenhuttl has aged about 20 years and the Saints are generally expected to go down this term. He is a good manager but Southampton may be tempted to press the Big Sam button if they are in the relegation zone at Christmas.

Vieira likes to bring marketing youth / Sebastian Frej / MB Media / Getty Images

Patrick Vieira loves to bring in younger players – which is a sure way to get fired if you are a Premier League manager.

Expect to see him back in the TV studio before you can say, “when is Eberechi Eze back?”

Arteta has to prove herself / Steve Welsh / Getty Images

It’s make or break for Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal this season. The Spaniard has been backed in the transfer market, has no European distractions and has had more than enough time to convey his message to the squad.

If Arsenal start badly, “confidence in the process” will just not lubricate the fans’ parsnips anymore.

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