Football By Joe Crilly

Allegri’s Arsenal Odds Slashed From 16/1 To 8/11 In Matter Of Hours

Massimiliano Allegri has been the big mover in the next Arsenal manager market following the departure of Unai Emery. He was originally 16/1 as Emery left however, has been backed in to 8/11 clear favouritism.


The favourite at the start of the day was Nuno Espirito Santo who was offered at 11/10 yet has drifted to 5/1 second favouritism while Mikel Arteta is 7/1 third favourite.


“Allegri is reported to be on a shortlist of four and his is the clear favourite of those four,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


Next permanent Arsenal manager: 8/11 Massimiliano Allegri; 5/1 Nuno Espirito Santo; 7/1 Mikel Arteta; 8/1 Freddie Ljungberg; 10/1 Mauricio Pochettino; 16/1 Brendan Rodgers; 20/1 Rafa Benitez; 20/1 Patrick Vieira; 20/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 22/1 BAR