Steve Bruce odds-on to be next Aston Villa manager

Steve Bruce is now odds-on at 4-7 (from 5-4) with leading bookmaker Coral to be the next permanent Aston Villa manager following support for the former Hull boss in the market in the last 24 hours. Huddersfield’s David Wagner is second best in the betting at 5-1, while Steve Clarke and Dean Smith are both available at 10-1.

Leonardo Bonucci has been linked with a move away from Juventus in January and Coral make the Italian odds-on at 4-5 to join Chelsea as his next club.

**Next permanent Aston Villa manager
4-7 Steve Bruce, 5 David Wagner, 10 Steve Clarke, Dean Smith, 12 Lee Johnson, 14 Steve McClaren, 16 Ryan Giggs, 20 Bar

**Leonardo Bonucci’s next club
4-5 Chelsea, 6-4 Manchester City, 12 Barcelona, Manchester United, PSG, Real Madrid, 50 Arsenal

**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