Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood is under real pressure after Andre Ayew sealed a comeback for Swansea on Saturday to secure a 2-1 win for the visitors.
With speculation continuing to build about Sherwood’s future at Villa Park, as reported by The Guardian, this latest defeat will only serve to push him closer to the exit door.
Villa remain in the bottom three in the Premier League table with just four points from 10 games so far this season, and the board may well decide that a change is necessary in order to avoid yet another relegation battle.
It had started well for the home side after Jordan Ayew ended his goal drought with a well-taken header to give Villa the lead. However, after Gylfi Sigurdsson equalised with a stunning freekick in the second half, Ayew stepped up to slot home after some poor defending from the hosts.
Given the nature of their recent performances coupled with the results, it remains to be seen how long Sherwood remains as coach of the club.
The former Tottenham boss has remained defiant throughout the campaign despite the lack of support from the hierarchy, as noted by The Guardian, but it had been suggested that he would have to prove that he was capable of keeping Villa up over the course of games against Chelsea and Swansea, as reported by The Telegraph.
Having lost both games, time may well be up for the English tactician and the decision to part company could arrive ahead of a return to White Hart Lane next weekend.
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