Football By Rupert Adams

FIFA President: Platini Favourite - Will Blatter Go Quietly?

For the first time, Michel Platini has become the 4/5 odds on favourite with William Hill to become the next permanent FIFA president. His nearest challenger is Prince Ali bin al-Hussein at 7/4 with Sepp Blatter just 6/1 to return!

‘Despite Platini leading the pack, it is astonishing to note that incumbent president Sepp Blatter is still the 3rd favourite to retain his position,’ said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.

Next Permanent FIFA President: 4/5 Michel Platini, 7/4 Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, 6/1 Sepp Blatter, 10/1 Sheik Ahmad Al-Sabah, 12/1 Alfredo Hawit, 14/1 Luis Figo, 16/1 Musa Bility, 20/1 Chung Mong-Joon, 20/1 David Gill, 20/1 Michael van Praag, 25/1 Issa Hayatou, 25/1 Jerome Champagne, 33/1 Diego Maradona, 33/1 Jim Boyce, 33/1 Senes Erzik, 33/1 Ted Howard, 33/1 Zico, 50/1 David Ginola, 100/1 Greg Dyke