Following Chris Wilder’s controversial departure, the spotlight on who may be the next Premier League manager to leave has shifted.
The former Sheffield United boss’ exit was a tough one for many Blades fans to swallow as he’s regularly been pinpointed as the man who can get them back up if they do suffer relegation this season. The long-time affiliation he has with the club has also meant his departure has been particularly scrutinised.
The Premier League is ruthless and we’ve all seen that reputation play out over the years. With that being said we’ve cast our eye over who could be the next to depart their respective clubs.
It is worth noting that the current favourite is actually “no manager to leave” at 6/4, via Oddschecker.
Steve Bruce – 3/1
The Newcastle United job has proved to be something of a poisoned chalice over recent years.
With that being said, Steve Bruce has faced more criticism than most among fans, leading to a general sense of negativity on Tyneside.
Sam Allardyce – 5/1
Sam Allardyce has earned something of a reputation as the go-to man for relegation battles.
However so far Allardyce has on the whole, been unable to salvage the Baggies’ season, which looks increasingly likely to end in relegation back to the Championship.
Jose Mourinho – 8/1
The Special One? That’s up for debate right now.
Mourinho’s negative approach to game management has been a particular sore point this season, especially with the likes of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min at his disposal. Despite an impressive start to life at Spurs, the lacklustre football seems to be catching up and leaving a sour taste.
Jurgen Klopp – 10/1
Who could’ve seen this coming nine months ago?
Jurgen Klopp has masterminded an unbelievable resurgence for Liverpool Football Club, restoring them to a powerhouse of football. However, injuries and an inability to adapt to their changing environment has left the Reds’ season in tatters.
With the Germany job opening up in the summer, it could be a nervy few months ahead for fans on Merseyside.
Ralph Hasenhuttl – 10/1
From top six hopefuls to relegation outsiders in the blink of an eye.
Southampton have had some injury problems themselves but at the end of the day, these things always come down to results and nothing else. Ralph Hasenhuttl is still idolised by a lot of fans on the south coast and rightly so, but the club’s recent decline has played out at an alarming rate.
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