Mel said that Meulensteenâ€™s exit was unsurprising, citing his former club Real Betis as an example.
"Our work is dangerous," he said, "Itâ€™s the same in every country.
"When I left Betis, the next coach only had 40 days. Itâ€™s the same here.
"In Spain, people say England is different because (Sir Alex) Ferguson had 25 years. But thereâ€™s only Ferguson and Wenger. Thatâ€™s just two.
"Iâ€™m sure my road with West Brom will be long. Iâ€™m sure of that. We wonâ€™t be relegated - never. Itâ€™s not possible."
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