Nigel Pearson 7-4 favourite to be next Middlesbrough manager

Nigel Pearson has been installed as the 7-4 favourite to be the next permanent Middlesbrough manager following the sacking of Aitor Karanka this morning. Alan Pardew is second best at 5-1 with the firm, while Guus Hiddink is 7-1. Middlesbrough are 1-3 to be relegated this season, Sunderland can be backed at 1-10 to go down, while Hull are 4-7.

**Next permanent Middlesbrough manager
7-4 Nigel Pearson, 5 Alan Pardew, 7 Guus Hiddink, 9 Steve Agnew, Roy Hodgson, 12 Claudio Ranieri, 16 Chris Coleman, 20 Steve McClaren, 25 Harry Redknapp, 33 Juninho.

**Middlesbrough to be relegated


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