Across the continent we are now very much approaching crunch time in a marathon season, with no excuses left for failing to get points in search of silverware or survival.
The Premier League is a perfect example of the ruthless world modern managers operate in, with no less than seven of the 20 managers who started the season already sacked after failing to meet the expectations of chairman not prepared to wait for results to improve.
By the time the World Cup comes round in less than 100 days a whirlwind club season will be at a close, but which tacticians will be unemployed?
GMS has decided to put the eight managers under the microscope and see what their chances are of being in a job next season, with crunch matches in store a perfect opportunity to prove their worth or perhaps seal a premature exit.
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