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Managerial Changes before the 2014/15 season


If you've not heard by now then the big football story is that David Moyes has been sacked as Manchester United manager after less than season since the former Everton boss took over from club icon Sir Alex Ferguson. This leaves Ryan Giggs in temporary charge of Manchester United for the final 3 games of the season. However, this likely isn't going to be the only casualty before the start of next season. With some teams performing well below expectations. Spurs were on course to be challenging for the Top 4 when the season starts but AVB was sacked as manager with Tim Sherwood taking over to try and rescue their season. Spurs will likely finish 6th but with a season that was destined to be a big one and once again hasn't lived up to that. Sherwood is another casualty that is expected for the new season. Newcastle's season has also come of the rails with the Magpies losing 5 consecutive games for the first time in the Premier League. Pardew, Ashley and co. have upset the fans at the club and his actions over this season have also raised question as to whether he will be in charge come next season. Finally, Arsenal season has stuttered since leading the league coming into the new year. They are fighting for 4th place with Everton and lead the Toffees by a single point. However, they are in the FA Cup final which would end their trophyless streak. Although, some Arsenal fans have been frustrated at the lack of improvement and if they fail to win the FA Cup does this leave Wenger's future in doubt? What about the teams that survive the drop? Aston Villa have made little progress and potenial new ownership could mean a change in management. Swansea have faired much better under Gary Monk when he replaced Michael Laudrup will he be at the Liberty next season? Get invovled? Who's going to be sacked and who will come in to replace them 


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Genius · Man Utd fan

You never know who can become available to a club, meaning even managers like Pellegrini and Allardyce are never 100% safe.

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Genius · Man Utd fan

Arsenal, Man United, Tottenham, Newcastle, Swansea, West Brom, Norwich and Fulham I know for sure will all be considering new management for next season. Not sure how many managers will get replaced though. You'd imagine only United, Spurs and Norwich are the ones guaranteed to make a change. Probably Swansea as well.

You'd also think Paul Lambert at Villa would be reviewed at board level, if they hadn't come out and said his job is safe.. but you never know in the Premier League.

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AFC_Harry34 · Arsenal fan

Southampton boss Pochettino might take over at Tottenham, although he says he doesn't want to leave the Saints. Van Gaal looks likely to take over at United from Moyes

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AFC_Harry34 · Arsenal fan

Rumour is Pardew will get the chop at Newcastle. Seems inevitable for me. Fans want him gone, and Newcastle have been rotten all 2014. David Moyes linked to take over? Would be a brilliant job for him in my opinion

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Doozers20 · Man Utd fan   In reply

@releasethekraken no doubt, I dislike his style of play though, and his team are the dirtiest I've seen in La Liga.

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releasethekraken · Liverpool fan   In reply

@Doozers20 what's wrong with simeone? he's done incredible things with atletico

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Doozers20 · Man Utd fan   In reply

@MB_Ktubes yeah I don't think Wenger will go, he's on course for the double, being in poll position to win the top 4 trophy for the 5th season in a row...

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MB_Ktubes · Liverpool fan

I think Wenger might stay for one more year then move upstairs in a similar way to Ferguson did but that could easily happen this season. I think if he does go then Frank De Boer will take over at the Emirates, Moyes will get another job and I honestly think he could go to Spurs, Pardew will be gone at long last but have no clue who's going to replace him. Maybe Moyes. Van Gaal will be United boss I feel.

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Doozers20 · Man Utd fan   In reply

@releasethekraken I think Van Gaal will end up at United, 100% wouldn't want Simeone, I'd support him though as I support all things United.

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Doozers20 · Man Utd fan   In reply

@Jonevarro Don't see Dortmund or Atletico keeping it up, already talk of selling Costa, Lewandowski going for free, only so much you can keep replacing successfully.

United always have the potential to bounce back. 100% wouldn't want Simeone though

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Doozers20 · Man Utd fan   In reply

@Gasher346 Now I said all along that I'd have liked Moyes to get until December, and I stand by that, I'd liked to have seen whether he could turn it around.

No one expected him to match Ferguson, but to take United from champions to having no chance of even qualifying for the Champions League with 4 games to go is unacceptable

This could be looked over if the team was actually playing decent stuff, but it's gone from 90,000 crosses per match to 90,000 passes per match getting nowhere. The kicker for me is though, he actually comes into interviews saying United PLAYED WELL, that tells me to expect more of the same next season.

If he'd come out and say 'look we weren't good enough, I need to work on a few things in the summer' I'd be a bit more optimistic but that hasn't happened.

I feel sorry for Moyes, I personally wanted him in the summer, and he seems like a decent enough guy, but would you trust him with millions of pounds after this season?

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Jonevarro · Chelsea fan

Klopp 100% isn't going and I don't see why Simeone would leave Atletico either, especially for Arsenal (or United at that)

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Gasher346 · Walsall fan

Clubs these days do not give managers enough time to turn things around. Manchester United had the perfect chance to set an example by keeping Moyes in until at least Xmas. Now, job security for managers is as perilous as ever!
He was never going to match Ferguson in any way, shape or form. It's foolish to think he could in a matter of months.
Moyes shouldn't be vilified by this seemingly failed venture. Things just didn't work out....

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releasethekraken · Liverpool fan

I have a sneaky feeling wenger will leave this summer. i also think pardew will finally be sacked and if villa stay up and this takeover happens i suspect lambert will be gone too. then moyes to one of villa or newcastle, i'd say newcastle. no idea on potential new arsenal or united managers. but simeone/klopp will be high on both lists i'd have thought - whether they want to leave atletico/dortmund i'm unsure of, though. and van gaal has been heavily linked to spurs.

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