Reading boss Steve Coppell insists recent comments have nothing to do with his commitment to the job.
"The actual bones of the job, I really, really enjoy. I get excited by preparing teams to try to win games. And when it happens it's a real buzz, it's a drug. When it doesn't happen, you go searching for the solution. That's what we're doing now.
"Football management is easy when you're winning. When you're losing, that's when you get old and you work harder. Ask Fergie."