Despite leading Sheffield Wednesday to back-to-back play-off appearances in the Sky Bet Championship, Carlos Carvalhal appears to be on borrowed time at Hillsborough, with many of the club’s supporters calling for a change in management.
Wednesday have just one victory in their last seven Championship fixtures, which has left them 16th in the table, six points adrift of the top-six, where many expected them to be challenging.
Defeat to Millwall tonight could spell the end of Carvalhal’s time at Hillsborough.
With that in mind, our writers at FLW give their thoughts on Carvalhal and whether Dejphon Chansiri should make a change if the Owls suffer defeat to Millwall.
It’s time Chansiri acted.
Carvalhal has increasingly looked like a man being dragged down by the weight of expectation this season at Wednesday.
He’s uncharacteristically had a pop at the officials and he screwed up that £20 note in a rather bizarre outburst earlier this year.
Things are clearly getting to him and a loss against a tough Millwall side should be the final straw.
He probably has two games.
The international break seems a good time to change, giving a new manager the chance to bed in, so Carvalhal will be wary with that looming.
Before that he has Millwall at home and Villa away. You would think anything worse than two draws will see him sacked and even that might not be enough.
It’s make or break over the next five days for Carvalhal.
Yes, I think the time has come.
Sheffield Wednesday have endured a poor start to the season, and their recent form is simply not good enough.
The Owls have an array of quality players, but Carvalhal just doesn’t seem to be getting the best out of them consistently.
Chansiri has remained patient with Carvalhal, but I think tonight could be the nail in the coffin if they lose.