Steve Bruce 11-10 to be next Aston Villa manager
Steve Bruce is 11-10 favourite with leading bookmaker Coral to be the next permanent Aston Villa manager after Roberto Di Mateo left the club this morning. Dean Smith is second best in the betting at 4-1, while former England boss Sam Allardyce is available at 7-1.
Elsewhere, Arsene Wenger has been cut once again into 3-1 (from 4-1) to be the next permanent England manager following further support for the Frenchman in the last 24 hours.
**Next permanent Aston Villa manager
10-11 Steve Bruce, 4 Dean Smith, 7 Sam Allardyce, 8 Steve McClaren, David Wagner, 10 Steve Clarke, Ryan Giggs, Gary Rowett, 12 Lee Johnson, 16 Bob Bradley, 20 Bar
**Next permanent England manager
6-4 Gareth Southgate, 3 Arsene Wenger, 5 Ralf Rangnick, 10 Steve Bruce, 12 Eddie Howe, Glen Hoddle, 16 Alan Pardew, 20 Bar
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