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Roberto Mancini 7/4 favourite to be next Leicester City manager

| 23.02.2017

Roberto Mancini is the early 7/4 favourite to succeed Claudio Ranieri and jump into the Leicester City hotseat following the fellow Italian’s sensational sacking.

Ranieri famously led the 5000/1 shots to the Premier League title last season but the Foxes’ follow-up campagn has seen the club fall to just one point above the drop zone.

And even reaching the last-16 of the Champions League has failed to save Ranieri from the chop with the King Power hierarchy wielding the axe following last night’s 2-1 defeat at Sevilla.

Former Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew is next on the list of potential replacements at 5/1 with Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa a 6/1 shot.

Perhaps more surprising is the fact that Ranieri’s predecessor Nigel Pearson is available at 7/1 with the same price quoted for Wales incumbent, Chris Coleman.

Whoever takes the helm will have to arrest a slide that’s seen Leicester lose seven of their last nine games in all competitions, including five straight in the top-flight without scoring a goal.

Latest Ladbrokes Betting:

Next Permanent Leicester City manager

Roberto Mancini – 7/4

Alan Pardew – 5/1

Marcelo Bielsa – 6/1

Nigel Pearson – 7/1

Chris Coleman – 7/1

Jurgen Klinsmann – 8/1

Gary Rowett – 8/1

Roy Hodgson – 10/1

Ryan Giggs – 10/1

Harry Redknapp – 12/1

Craig Shakespeare – 12/1

Mark Warburton – 16/1

Martin O’Neill – 16/1

Click here for the latest Next Leicester City manager odds.

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing

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William Geldart

William contributed to a number of online football blogs before finally finding his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow alongside the rest of the Ladbrokes News team. Now indulging passions for football, horse racing, greyhounds, boxing and political betting. Supports Wycombe Wanderers and can be spotted at various lower league and non-league grounds across the country.