Football By Joe Crilly

Mazzarri Odds On For Watford As De Boer Drifts For Everton Job

With Quique Sanchez Flores set to leave Watford, Walter Mazzari is already the 4/6 favourite to bag the role according to William Hill. Luigi De Canio is 6/1 with Neil Lennon, Nigel Pearson, Roberto Di Matteo and Roberto Martinez all 8/1.

“Watford’s owners will be demanding a manager who can take them to the next level and it would appear that man is the former Inter boss, Mazzarri,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Flores has been slashed to be named as the next permanent Everton manager on the back of today’s news and he is 10/1 from 50/1 to take over at Goodison Park. Frank de Boer is the Even money favourite however his price has drifted from 1/3 while Ronald Koeman is just 6/4 having been as long as 10/1 on Thursday.

Next permanent Watford manager: 4/6 Walter Mazzarri; 6/1 Luigi De Canio; 8/1 Neil Lennon; 8/1 Nigel Pearson; 8/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 8/1 Roberto Martinez; 12/1 Andre Villas Boas; 12/1 Chris Hughton; 12/1 Rafael Benitez; 16/1 BAR

Next permanent Everton manager: 1/1 Frank de Boer; 6/4 Ronald Koeman; 5/1 Manuel Pellegrini; 7/1 Mark Hughes; 8/1 David Moyes; 10/1 Quique Sanchez Flores; 10/1 Rafa Benitez; 20/1 BAR