Next Aston Villa manager: Who are the favourites to replace Steven Gerrard?

Who will replace Steven Gerrard as head coach at Villa Park? here are the latest odds

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Steven Gerrard has been sacked as Aston Villa’s head coach after a torrid start to the new Premier League campaign.

The former Rangers boss was sacked on Thursday night (20 October) just hours after his side’s 3-0 defeat to newly-promoted Fulham at Craven Cottage.

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He leaves with Villa in 17th place in the Premier League table with 11 games played. Villa have won just two games all season and the former Rangers boss has been under increasing pressure in recent weeks following the poor run of form. Villa’s owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens will now begin their search for a new manager with a host of big names in the running to replace Gerrard.

Former PSG and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is the fans’ favourite to take the job, while the likes of Michael Beale, Thomas Frank and Unai Emery also in the running.

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Who are the front-runners?

Mauricio Pochettino, former Villa assistant Michael Beale, Unai Emery and Thomas Frank are the current favourites to replace Gerrard.

Aston Villa next manager odds:

  • Michael Beale9/4
  • Mauricio Pochettino11/4
  • Thomas Frank7/2
  • Sean Dyche11/2
  • Unai Emery6/1
  • Rafa Benitez14/1
  • Kjetil Knudsen20/1
  • Julen Lopetegui20/1
  • Marcelo Bielsa

Odds Via Betfair

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