Crystal Palace fans here in the Tavern are extremely worried about their future in the Premier League, as they have nine games left to climb out of the relegation zone. 

Roy Hodgson has delivered some fantastic performances as the manager of Crystal Palace since taking over back in September, but their luck is beginning to run out as they’re without a win in their last six games. And, with defending Premier League champions Chelsea up next at the weekend, it looks as if the Eagles could be staring relegation in the face.

Indeed, letting a two goal lead slip against Manchester United was a huge blow to their survival hopes, as promising positions continue to slip away from the London club. Of course, with Palace currently sitting in the relegation zone prior to the weekend’s fixtures, many of our local residents believe that games against Bournemouth, West Bromwich Albion, Huddersfield and Stoke City will decide their future.

Therefore, with relegation inevitably bringing Hodgson’s reign at Selhurst Park to an end, here’s a look at TWO managers that Crystal Palace should be considering if worse comes to worst…