Football By Joe Crilly

Klopp And Allardyce Backed Into Favouritism

Jurgen Klopp and Sam Allardyce look set to be in Premier League jobs by the time players return from their international break. Klopp has been backed from 1/2 on Sunday evening in to 1/7 with William Hill to be named as the next permanent Liverpool manager while Sam Allardyce is 10/11 favourite for the Sunderland job.


“Both Klopp and Allardyce have been very well backed on Monday and they are in pole position to claim the roles at Anfield and the Stadium of Light,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


Next permanent Liverpool manager: 1/7 Jurgen Klopp; 4/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 14/1 Frank de Boer; 20/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 25/1 Ronald Koeman; 25/1 Unai Emery 33/1 BAR


Next permanent Sunderland manager: 10/11 Sam Allardyce; 5/1 Sean Dyche; 6/1 Nigel Pearson; 6/1 Walter Mazzarri; 10/1 Brendan Rodgers; 12/1 Michael Laudrup; 12/1 Patrick Vieira; 16/1 Frank de Boer; 16/1 Roy Keane; 20/1 BAR


Next Premier League manager to leave: 15/8 Jose Mourinho; 2/1 Steve McClaren; 6/1 Tim Sherwood; 16/1 Quique Flores; 16/1 Ronaldo; 20/1 Eddie Howe; 20/1 Roberto Martinez; 20/1 Tony Pulis; 25/1 BAR