Next Aston Villa manager odds: Steven Gerrard, John Terry, Roberto Martinez in race to replace Dean Smith

A number of big names are in the running.

Villa Park. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
Villa Park. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Aston Villa took the decision to part company with long-term manager Dean Smith at the weekend, and are now on the hunt for his successor.

Smith was relieved of his duties on Sunday in the aftermath of a 1-0 defeat against Southampton on Friday evening, with the club currently sitting 16th in the Premier League table.

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The Villans are on a run of five straight defeats in the top flight, with club chiefs deciding that the time is right for a change in the dugout.

Last job: Tottenham. Career win percentage: 48% (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

But who is in the frame to replace the popular 50-year-old at Villa Park?

A number of recognisable figures – including the likes of John Terry, Roberto Martinez, and Steven Gerrard – have been touted as potential candidates, and we’ve gathered all of the latest odds from SkyBet to bring you right up to date with who the bookies believe is leading the race to become Villa’s new boss.

Last job: Borussia Dortmund. Career win percentage: 48.8% (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Current job: Southampton. Career win percentage: 41.1% (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)
Current job: Brighton. Career win percentage: 26.7% (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Last job: Chelsea. Career win percentage: 49.6% (Photo by MICHAEL REGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Current job: Denmark. Career win percentage: 40% (Photo by LISELOTTE SABROE/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images)
Current job: Belgium. Career win percentage: 44.1% (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Last job: AS Roma. Career win percentage: 57.6% (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
Last job: Aston Villa Assistant Manager. Career win percentage: N/A (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Current job: Rangers. Career win percentage: 63.4% (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)