Manchester Citys defeat to Everton has seen their lead at the top of the table wiped out and Roberto Mancini could find his job in danger if Manchester City fail to lift the trophy this season. William Hill make the City boss 11/4 to have left his position by the start of next season. Jose Mourinho could well be the replacement at the Etihad as he is the 13/8 favourite to be the next City manager.
Sir Alex Ferguson could also be on his way at the end of the season and Hills make him 11/4 to have left his position by the start of next season. Jose Mourinho is also the favourite to take over from Ferguson, with Hills making him 5/2 to be the next Red Devils manager.
Jose Mourinho is up there as one of the best managers in the world and would be at the top of any elite clubs wish lists but it looks like Manchester will be his ultimate destination, said Hills spokesman Joe Crilly.
Manchester United take on Chelsea at the weekend and William Hill are offering 9/4 that Rio Ferdinand and John Terry do not shake hands (1/3 that they do). John Terry is 1/3 to captain England for their first match of Euro 2012, with Steven Gerrard the 4/1 second favourite and Rio Ferdinand 6/1.
Leeds have sacked Simon Grayson and William Hill make Alan Curbishley the 8/11 favourite to succeed him at Elland Road. Roberto Di Matteo is the 7/2 second favourite with John Shridan and Neil Redfearn both offered at 8/1.
William Hill odds:
Next Manchester United Manager: 5/2 Jose Mourinho; 4/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 8/1 Pep Guardiola; 10/1 David Moyes; 14/1 Martin ONeill; 20/1 Mark Hughes; 33/1 Carlos Quieroz; 33/1 Gus Hiddink; 33/1 Mike Phelan; 33/1 Ryan Giggs; 33/1 Steve Bruce
Next Manchester City Manager: 13/8 Jose Mourinho; 10/1 Martin ONeill; 10/1 Gus Hiddink; 10/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 14/1 Frank Rijkaard; 14/1 Rafa Benitez; 20/1 David Moyes; 20/1 Jurgen Klinsmann
Jose Mourinho next club: 13/8 Manchester City; 4/1 Manchester City; 5/1 Tottenham; 6/1 Arsenal; 8/1 England National team; 12/1 Chelsea; 16/1 Portugal national team; 20/1 Inter; 25/1 AC Milan; 33/1 Juventus; 33/1 Barcelona; 33/1 Liverpool; 100/1 Rangers; 100/1 Celtic
Sir Alex Ferguson still at Manchester United come the start of 2012/13 season: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no
Roberto Mancini still at Manchester City come the end of 2012/13 season: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no
John Terry and Rio Ferinand to shake hands on 5th Feb 2012: 1/3 yes; 9/4 no
*both must start AND pre-match handshakes must take place otherwise all bets are void
England Captain: 1/3 John Terry; 4/1 Steven Gerrard; 6/1 Rio Ferdinand; 8/1 Joe Hart; 8/1 Frank Lampard; 20/1 Scott Parker
Next Leeds Manager: 8/11 Neil Warnock; 7/2 Roberto Di Matteo; 8/1 John Sheridan; 8/1 Neil Redfearn; 10/1 Sean ODriscoll; 10/1 Dave Jones; 10/1 Gus Poyet; 12/1 Billy Davies; 14/1 Steve Bruce; 16/1 Gianfranco Zola; 16/1 Karl Robinson; 16/1 Phil Brown; 16/1 Dennis Wise; 16/1 Alan Curbishley; 20/1 Gordon Strachan; 20/1 Lee Clarke; 25/1 Iain Dowie; 33/1 Peter Reid; 33/1 Dougie Freedman; 40/1 Lucas Radebe; 40/1 Roy Keane; 50/1 Gary McCallister
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