Football By Joe Crilly

Next Manchester United Manager: Van Gaal And Klopp Favourites To Take Reins From Outgoing Moyes

William Hill make Louis van Gaal the 5/2 favourite to replace the outgoing David Moyes on a permanent basis at Manchester United.  Jurgen Klopp is the 4/1 second favourite to be in charge come the first day of next season. Ryan Giggs, who looks likely to take over until the end of the season has been backed in from 8/1 to an 11/2 shot to be the next permanent manager while Sir Alex Ferguson is 10/1.

“Just like last year, the hunt for the next Manchester United manager will attract some of the top names in European football management and those in charge of the club will undoubtedly have their pick with van Gaal and Klopp top of the list,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Next permanent Manchester United manager: 5/2 Louis van Gaal; 4/1 Jurgen Klopp; 11/2 Ryan Giggs; 10/1 Alex Ferguson; 14/1 Carlos Quieroz; 16/1 Diego Simeone; 20/1 Antonio Conte; 20/1 Fabio Capello; 20/1 Laurent Blanc; 25/1 Guus Hiddink; 25/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 25/1 Frank de Boer; 33/1 Pep Guardiola; 331 Roberto Martinez; 33/1 Maricio Pochettino; 33/1 Gary Neville; 40/1 Jose Mourinho; 40/1 Michael Laudrup; 50/1 Marco Bielsa; 50/1 Andre Villas Boas; 66/1 Brendan Rodgers; 66/1 Cesare Prandelli; 66/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 80/1 Mark Hughes

*manager on first day of next season