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Michael Carrick has odds slashed to replace Jose Mourinho as manager

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Former midfielder is now a first-team coach at Old Trafford having retired from taking part in on the finish of final season

Manchester United hero Michael Carrick may very well be in line to turn out to be the membership’s subsequent manager after a flurry of bets noticed his odds minimize.

According to Oddschecker, the membership’s former midfielder has obtained a whopping 58 per cent of all bets within the final 24 hours, leading to his worth falling.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho alongside first-team coach Michael Carrick.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho alongside first-team coach Michael Carrick.

Speculation has been rising about the way forward for present boss Jose Mourinho following a poor begin to the season and his falling out with Paul Pogba which noticed the participant stripped of the vice-captaincy.

Zinedine Zidane continues to be the favorite for the function ought to Mourinho depart it, whether or not he’s jumped or pushed, and is as lengthy as 5/four with a number of bookies to be named boss at Old Trafford.

But Carrick, who’s at the moment a first-team coach on the membership having retired from taking part in in the summertime, has been minimize from 33/1 into as brief as 12/1 for the function, with punters throughout the UK lumping on the previous participant to take over at Old Trafford.

Antonio Conte has additionally obtained some love out there, and is now the second favorite for the job at 6/1. Mauricio Pochettino and Brendan Rodgers comply with subsequent at 12/1 and 20/1 respectively.


Oddschecker spokesperson George Elek stated: “If Zidane shouldn’t be the person to replace Mourinho, one can anticipate Carrick to take the reins no less than on a caretaker foundation ’til the top of the season.

“If he manages 10 games then many bookies will have to pay out on the bets placed on the former pass master. This is definitely one to keep an eye on.”

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