Sherwood comments on whether he will be Aston Villa manager next week

Tim Sherwood Press Conference Smiling 12/02/2014

Tim Sherwood doesn't know if he will still be Aston Villa manager in a week's time.

Tim Sherwood has told BBC Sport that he isn't the person to ask having been quizzed over whether he will be Aston Villa manager next week.

Sherwood, who kept Villa up and took them to the FA Cup final last season, is now under intense pressure following a 2-1 home defeat to Swansea City.

Jordan Ayew gave Villa the in the second half, but goals from Gylfi Sigurdsson and Andre Ayew gave Swansea a much-needed win after six winless games.

The defeat means Sherwood's job is now at risk, as he has guided Villa to just one win in the first ten games of the Premier League season, leaving the club with just four points as they take up residence in the relegation zone.

Some supporters are adamant that Sherwood should be sacked before it's too late for Villa to recover, and the former Spurs boss was asked about his future after the final whistle.

Speaking to BBC Sport after the game, Sherwood admitted that he wasn't sure whether he will still be Aston Villa manager next week, and he isn't the person to ask given that it's the board's decision, before claiming that his side are 'in a hole', and criticised his side's display.

"Am I going to be in the job next week? I'm not the person to ask. I feel like the club is in a hole," said Sherwood. "I am disappointed with the result, we didn't deserve to lose the game. We can't carry anyone because we're getting done. At the moment we are short. If people don't give everything we'll come up short."

"There's no shortage in desire but the quality is not quite there. We're not world beaters. Our league position suggests we're not and today wasn't our day," he added.

With eight defeats in ten games this season, it's clear that Sherwood's time at Villa is turning sour after a superb spell last season - and it would be little surprise to see him leave his role later this week.

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