Football By Joe Crilly

Zidane Favourite To Come In Should Mourinho Leave

Jose Mourinho is just 6/4 to fail to last this season as Manchester United manager and William Hill make Zinedine Zidane the 3/1 favourite to replace him whenever he does depart.


Mauricio Pochttino is the 5/1 second favourite ahead of Ryan Giggs at 12/1.


“Mourinho has not looked at his happiest this pre-season and with stories now circulating that United are looking for potential replacements should he leave, there is every chance that there could be a manager change at Old Trafford this season,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


Jose Mourinho to be manager of Manchester United at 3pm on the final day of the 2018/19 Premier league season: 6/4 no; 1/2 yes


Next Premier League manager to leave: 5/1 Jose Mourinho; 6/1 Javi Gracia; 7/1 Claude Puel; 8/1 Neil Warnock; 8/1 Rafa Benitez; 12/1 Mark Hughes; 14/1 Manuel Pellegrini; 20/1 BAR


Next permanent Manchester United manager: 3/1 Zinedine Zidane; 5/1 Mauricio Pochettino; 12/1 Ryan Giggs; 14/1 Laurent Blanc; 16/1 Didier Deschamps; 16/1 Joachim Low; 20/1 Antonio Conte; 25/1 BAR