It seems to be a case of a matter of when and not if Chelsea decide to pull the trigger and sack Italian manager Maurizio Sarri, potentially less than a year into his current contract.
CFCnet looks at the next Chelsea manager odds as speculation mounts on Maurizio Sarri’s future – who will Blues fans be looking to see the club appoint next?
The Favourite According to Next Chelsea Manager Odds
The favourite according to the next Chelsea manager odds is Steve Holland, who is the current assistant manager to Gareth Southgate with the England international team. Odds of 7/4 (2.75) are currently on-offer for the Englishman who was previously Chelsea’s assistant and caretaker manager.
Former favourite and club legend Frank Lampard is also making waves in this market coming in at 4/1 (5.00). If the current Derby manager is called-upon then they will be looking to get the fans very much on side and trust Lampard to please Blues fans with an attacking and vibrant style of football – ultimately one that reaps silverware.
What about third-time lucky with an unemployed Jose Mourinho? It’s highly unlikely, but at 14/1 (15.0) it doesn’t seem out of the realm of possibility.
Probability of Next Chelsea Manager
|Next Chelsea Manager||Next Chelsea Manager Odds||Probability|
|Nuno Espírito Santo||12/1||7.69%|