Football By Joe Crilly

Mourinho Is New Favourite To Be First Manager Gone

The heat has been turned up on Jose Mourinho following defeat to Brighton and William Hill have him as the 7/2 FAVOURITE to be the first manager to leave his job, overtaking Claude Puel who is the 4/1 second favourite.


Mourinho is 13/8 to have left the club by New Year’s Day and 5/4 to have gone by the end of the season.


“Mourinho’s odds of going have been cut once again and it appears there are shades of third season syndrome once again for the Portuguese manager,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


Jose Mourinho not to be Manchester United manager at 3pm on 12th May 2019: 5/4


Jose Mourinho not to be Manchester United manager on 1st January 2019: 13/8


Next Premier League manager to leave: 7/2 Jose Mourinho; 4/1 Claude Puel; 6/1 Rafa Benitz; 7/1 Mark Hughes; 9/1 Neil Warnock; 10/ BAR