"I'm far from bulletproof, none of us are ... I'm not bulletproof, but I'm also not stupid. I'm far from stupid." Welcome to Mick McCarthy's world.
"If you're a Man United or Man City fan, you get hacked off when it's not going well. At Ipswich, when it's good, you appreciate it."
Aston Villa are preparing to firm up their interest in Middlesbrough striker Jordan Rhodes with a bid for the player, sources have told ESPN FC.
Reading have completed the signing of defender Tiago Ilori from Liverpool on a contract until 2020 for an undisclosed fee.
Rafa Benitez is confident Newcastle's bid for a return to the Premier League is safe in his hands despite owner Mike Ashley's return to the limelight.