Andre Villas-Boas is now odds-on to be the next Premier League manager to be fired after a sustained gamble on the Portuguese leaving Tottenham Hotspur.
Andre Villas-Boas has gone odds-on to be the next Premier League manager to leave in the wake of Tottenham’s 6-0 drubbing at Manchester City.
Fulham boss Martin Jol had been the clear front-runner for a number of weeks, but he’s now out to 7/4 with Villas-Boas taking his place as the 10/11 favourite in SkyBet
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The Portuguese had already been under-fire after criticising the club’s home support earlier in the season, while their lack of fire-power up front has only added pressure.
Spurs had been relying on a solid defence up until Sunday, when title favourites City doubled their goals conceded tally with a ruthless display.
Former Porto and Chelsea manager Villas-Boas suggested he was “ashamed” of the loss, prompting punters to pile money on an swift departure.
Sky Bet’s Chris Spicer said:
“Villas-Boas was a 33/1 chance prior to Sunday’s defeat at the Etihad Stadium, but we cut him to 10/1 after the final whistle.
“Interest in the Spurs boss didn’t pick up until Monday night, though, and by Tuesday morning he’d been backed into 10/11 favourite, though plenty will be eyeing up Martin Jol’s renewed value.”