He has certainly been in this position before. In two previous occasions, Warnock brought a club to the Premier League and lost his job midway through that season.
And there is a chance the same could happen if he does not improve the club’s form. Cardiff are currently 16th with two points from four games, having failed to register a win so far.
“It’s difficult because the owner, Vincent Tan, is based in Malaysia,” he said to the Evening Standard about his situation.
“I deal with the chairman, Mehmet Dalman, and he is as good as anyone I’ve ever had.
“You hope they don’t get advice from the wrong people. Vincent has agents ringing him, suggesting managers, players, telling him what they can do. The positive thing about my age is I’m not bothered about the sack. If I want another job, I’ll get one. I haven’t set a date of when to stop managing.
“What will be will be. There are so many questions. Will I make it to Christmas? Will I make it to the end of the season? Will we stay up? Will my health be okay? Will Sharon’s health be okay?
“We just don’t know any of these things. That’s just why I’m enjoying every minute because I don’t know what’s around the corner.”