"As a manager it's always sad to see another fellow manager going and of course certainly being a part of the LMA (League Managers Association) it's always sad to see but it does happen," Hughton said.
"I think we've had five managers gone in the past couple of weeks, that's the pressure that's on managers, that's the pressure that is in the game, expectations rise, sometimes unrealistically.
"It's certainly one that managers of course have to deal with in the best way that they can, from their perspective you just hope as a club they get it right.
"I know Tim (Sherwood) and he's a very good football person who's got some very good views on the game.
"As a player he was an excellent player and captain, I don't know what their views and thoughts are but I do know Tim and he's a good football person."
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