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Mourinho still favourite in Premier League sack race

| 24.10.2018

Jose Mourinho is still favourite in the betting for the Premier League sack race.

The Manchester United boss has just five wins to his name in 12 games in all competitions this season.

An improved performance in Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea was tempered by another touchline bust-up, and our traders make him 5/2 favourite to be booted first.

Elsewhere, Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic has seen his odds slashed to just 11/4, having been 10/1 before a ball was kicked last weekend.

Southampton’s Mark Hughes and Newcastle United coach Rafa Benitez are next in the betting at 6/1 apiece.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Regardless of Saturday’s result, our traders still clearly think Mourinho is the most likely man to win the Sack Race.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting

Next Premier League Manager To Leave

Jose Mourinho – 5/2

Slavisa Jokanovic – 11/4

Mark Hughes – 6/1

Rafa Benitez – 6/1

Neil Warnock – 8/1

David Wagner – 16/1

Roy Hodgson – 16/1

Claude Puel – 20/1

25/1 bar

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



Richard Marsh

Richard loves his sport, especially if it involves the sound of tyres screaming around a race track. He's not fussy though and his '90s Premier League nostalgia and knowledge of team nicknames is tough to match.