Mauricio Pochettino Bookies’ Favourite to Replace Mourinho
There has been growing speculation about the future of Jose Mourinho at Manchester United and bookmakers are busy taking bets on possible replacements.
Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone is the joint-favourite to be the next Manchester United manager together with Spur’s Mauricio Pochettino. Mourinho is reportedly unhappy that his bosses have not spent enough on players to allow him to compete with Manchester City. Now bookmakers are offering odds of 7/2 that Mourinho will leave United at the end of the season, with PSG his likely destination.
A Ladbrokes spokesman said the odds show that Pochettino is most likely to replace him, other possibilities include: Carlo Ancelotti 7/1, Laurent Blanc 8/1, Leonardo Jardim 8/1, Luis Enrique 8/1, Unai Emery 10/1, Massimiliano Allegri 10/1, Thomas Tuchel 12/1, Antonio Conte 16/1, Julian Nagelsmann 20/1, Nuno Espirito Santo 20/1, Zinedine Zidane 25/1, Jorge Sampaoli 25/1 and Maurizio Sarri 25/1.