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Punters pile into Pochettino for Spurs job

Mauricio Pochettino is the new evens favourite to be the next Tottenham manager with leading bookmaker Coral following the news that Tim Sherwood has been sacked.  The Southampton boss was 2-1 earlier this morning but has been backed by punters to be appointed by Spurs.

Frank de Boer was as short as 10-11 earlier in the week after being linked with the position but he is now out to 11-4. Former Chelsea and Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is third best in the betting at 9-2 with Coral, while David Moyes is available at 12-1.

“There has been a strong move for Mauricio Pochettino this afternoon and he has been by far the most popular selection amongst punters to replace Sherwood,” said Coral’s John Hill.

There has also been a gamble in the next West Brom manager market as Brian McDermott has been supported into 5-1(from 10-1), while Sherwood heads the betting at 6-4 to be Brighton’s next manager.

**Next Tottenham manager

Evs Mauricio Pochettino, 11-4 Frank de Boer, 9-2 Rafa Benitez, 12 David Moyes, 16 Thomas Tuchel, 20 Michael Laudrup, Murat Yakin, 25 Frank Rijkaard, 33 Roberto Mancini,  Jurgen Klinsmann, Roberto Martinez, Carlo Ancelotti, 40 Massimiliano Allegri,  Luciano Spalletti, 50 BAR.

**Next West Brom manager

4 Malky Mackay, 5 Brian McDermott, 13-2 Chris Hughton, Tim Sherwood, 8 Oscar Garcia, 12 Derek McInnesm 14 Neil Lennon, 20 Rene Meulensteen, Dave Jones, 25 BAR

**Next Norwich manager

1-3 Malky Mackay, 4 Neil Lennon, 8 Neil Adams, Tim Sherwood, 10 Gianfranco Zola, 14 Mike Phelan, 25 Steve Clarke, 33 Martin O’Neill, Paul Clement, Dave Jones, Eddie Howe, 40 BAR.

**Next Brighton manager

6-4 Tim Sherwood, 6 Malky Mackay, 12 Chris Hughton, Eddie Howe, 16 Neil Lennon, Paul clement, 20 Glenn hoddle, Gianfranco Zola, Roberto Di Matteo, Dave Jones, 25-1 BAR.

ENDS

Further Information Contact:

John Hill 07889 645520

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