West Brom boss Sam Allardyce confirmed a settlement on his future would be made before their game against Leeds on May 23.
The 66-year-old has toldSky Sports
"I've not felt anything like this for forever long - since the 70s or 80s. But I have to accept what it is
"A final decision will be made before the Leeds match (next Sunday's final fixture). No decision has been made yet. There's a lot to divulge.
"The problem is I can't get my head around it all because I didn't expect it when I took over.
"Have I considered what the Championship would be like? No. No. No. No. I don't like talking about it and can't yet. I cannot make a quick decision, but a decision will be made before the end of the season, so stop asking.
"We have Liverpool on Sunday and I've given the team the little goal of finishing above Fulham.
"I don't want to lose any more games. I'd be happy to draw all three because I don't want that feeling again."
are currently 19th in the table with 26 points from 35 games and will have to spend the next season in the Championship.