Football By Joe Crilly

Rodgers And Mourinho Odds Tumble In Sack Race

Brendan Rodgers has been slashed from 6/1 to 3/1 with William Hill to be the next manager to leave his job on a day when Jose Mourinho’s odds also tumbled from 12/1 to 6/1. Dick Advocaat is the 5/2 favourite.

“Two high profile managers have suffered damaging defeats and the odds of them leaving their respective jobs have tumbled drastically,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Brendan Rodgers is 1/3 to have left Liverpool before Jose Mourinho leaves Chelsea

Manchester City are just 4/11 to win the Premier League following the weekend’s results while at the bottom, it is Sunderland who are massive favourites for the drop followed by Watford and Aston Villa at 6/4 and 7/4 respectively.

Premier League winner: 4/11 Manchester City; 5/1 Arsenal; 10/1 Manchester United; 12/1 Chelsea; 50/1 Liverpool; 350/1 BAR

Top four finish: 1/66 Manchester City; 1/10 Arsenal; 1/7 Chelsea; 2/9 Man Utd; 9/4 Liverpool; 7/1 BAR

Relegation: 1/2 Sunderland; 6/4 Watford; 7/4 Aston Villa; 15/8 Bournemouth; 9/4 Norwich; 3/1 West Brom; 7/2 Newcastle; 11/2 Stoke; 11/2 West Ham; 8/1 BAR

Next Premier League manager to leave: 5/2 Dick Advocaat; 3/1 Brendan Rodgers; 6/1 Jose Mourinho; 12/1 Ronald Koeman; 14/1 Slaven Bilic; 14/1 Tony Pulis; 16/1 Mauro Pochettino; 16/1 Quique Flores; 16/1 Tim Sherwood; 20/1 BAR

To leave their job first: 1/3 Brendan Rodgers; 9/4 Jose Mourinho