Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho remained in defiant mood after seeing his side fall to a 3-1 defeat to Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Despite the pressure building on the Portuguese tactician, he had a simple message in response to suggestions that he could be replaced.
The loss to the Saints was Chelsea’s fourth of the season, and it leaves them in 16th place in the table in their bid to defend their Premier League crown.
Having accumulated just eight points from eight games, it remains to be seen whether or not Mourinho is given time to turn things around, but he was certainly in no mood to concede that his future was under threat.
Willian had handed the Blues the lead after just 10 minutes against Ronald Koeman’s side, but the visitors hit back with goals from Steven Davis, Sadio Mane and Graziano Pelle.
The champions have bitterly struggled for consistency so far this season, having also defeated Maccabi Tel Aviv in their Champions League opener, only to fall to a defeat at the hands of Porto.
As a result, this is undoubtedly Mourinho’s toughest period since returning to the club, and he will hope that he is given the opportunity to fix the problems that currently exist at Stamford Bridge.