Football By Joe Crilly

Will Pearson Survive After Arsenal?

After the shenanigans on Sunday regarding the future of Nigel Pearson, William Hill are offering odds on when the Foxes boss will eventually leave his position. He is Even money to still be there on the last day of the season but is 7/1 to have left by the end of this Wednesday, after their match against Arsenal.

Leicester are 2/1 to finish bottom in the Premier League and the same price to lose both of their next two matches against Arsenal and Aston Villa.

“Pearson lives to fight another day but the match against Arsenal sees them as huge underdogs,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly. “After a very public vote of confidence, it would not be the strangest sight to see a defeat for the Foxes trigger the end of Pearson.”

Will Nigel Pearson leave Leicester:

By the end of Weds 11th Feb 2015: 7/1 yes; 1/16 no

By the end of Mon 15th Feb 2015: 7/2 yes; 1/6 no

Before the end of Feb 2015: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no

Will Pearson still be at Leicester on the last day of the season: 8/11 no; Evs yes

Leicester to…

Finish bottom: 2/1

Relegated: 2/5

Stay up: 7/4


Will Leicester lose the next two matches (Arsenal and Aston Villa): 2/1


Will Leicester go unbeaten in the next two games (Arsenal and Aston Villa): 9/2


Next Premier League manager to leave his club: 5/6 Nigel Pearson; 3/1 Paul Lambert; 6/1 Steve Bruce; 8/1 No manager to leave; 20/1 Gus Poyet; 25/1 Roberto Martinez; 25/1 Sean Dyche; 33/1 Garry Monk; 33/1 Manuel Pelligrini; 40/1 BAR