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Odds Slashed On Mauricio Pochettino To Be Next Premier League Manager Sacked

Odds Slashed On Mauricio Pochettino To Be Next Premier League Manager Sacked

Mauricio Pochettino's tenure at Spurs took another knock as they lost 3-0 to Brighton on Saturday afternoon, leaving him as one of the favourites to be next manager out in the Premier League.

It's only been five months since Spurs lost in the final of the Champions League to Liverpool but the north London side's latest loss has left Pochettino as one of the favourites to leave next.

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The defeat away to Brighton dropped his odds further, after becoming favourite midweek, and he is now odds on with SkyBet at 5/6, as per Odds Checker.

Pochettino is odds on favourite to leave his job next. Image: Odds Checker
Pochettino is odds on favourite to leave his job next. Image: Odds Checker

It has been the worst week for some time for Pochettino and Spurs this week, impressive considering a recent week included a draw against Olympiakos and losing in the Carabao Cup to League Two Rochdale.

They started it by losing 7-2 to Bayern Munich at home in the Champions League, after taking the lead, with Serge Gnabry scoring four second half goals.

The game against Brighton might have looked like the perfect opportunity for the team to bounce back but they were well beaten 3-0 with goalkeeper Hugo Lloris injuring himself after making a huge mistake for the first goals, early reports suggest he could be out for two months with a dislocated elbow.

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Speaking in a press conference after the match the former Espanyol manager said, "Football is a game that sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. The problem for us - it was win, win, win and it was praise for everyone.

"Now in the last two games it was a tough situation to accept. But I don't want to be a philosopher or talk in a way that is not good."

Things aren't going well for Pochettino right now. Image: PA Images
Things aren't going well for Pochettino right now. Image: PA Images

Poch is far from the only manager under pressure after Saturday's games, with Everton's Marco Silva, second in the odds, now under increased pressure.

The Toffees lost 1-0 away to Burnley to leave them in 17th place with just two wins in their opening eight games and just one point above the relegation zone in the early throes of the league.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Steve Bruce could see their odds drop depending how they do against each other on Sunday when Newcastle United host Manchester United.

Who do you think the next Premier League manager to leave his job will be?

Topics: Spurs, Football News, Transfer stories, Transfer rumours, Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham Hotspurs, Premier League, Transfer news, Bayern Munich, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Sack Race, Marco Silva

Ryan Sidle

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