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Premier League – The next manager to leave in 2022

Football can often be a fickle sport, and a Premier League manager’s lifespan can be short if the results don’t go their way. This article assesses who the manager is most likely to leave. We explore why they are in danger and what are the chances that bookmakers offer them to be fired or quit.

Although the season has only just begun, we have already seen three managerial changes in the Premier League. Bournemouth’s Scott Parker was the first manager to receive his marching orders after the newly promoted side were beaten 9-0 by Liverpool.

Bournemouth actually won their first game on their return to the top flight, beating Aston Villa 2-0. However, they then lost 4-0 to Manchester City and 3-0 to Arsenal before that heavy loss to Liverpool. His sacking seemed incredibly harsh, but as Boris Johnson said when he quit as Prime Minister, ‘these are the breaks’.

The next dismissal was equally surprising. Thomas Tuchel was sacked just weeks after Chelsea splashed out £273.5m on new players, including Kalidou Koulibaly (£34m), Marc Cucurella (£62m) and Raheem Sterling (47 £.5 million). The season has started well; Chelsea beat Everton 1-0 and picked up wins over Leicester (2-1) and West Ham (2-1). However, a heavy loss to Leeds (3-0) a 2-1 loss to Southampton, but the final straw was a shock 1-0 loss to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League. Thomas Tuchel was sacked shortly thereafter.

Chelsea have appointed Graham Potter meaning he has resigned from his role at Brighton.

The next manager to quit the Premier League

In the table below you can see who is likely to be fired or quit according to the bookmakers. Bournemouth and Brighton currently have no managers in place.

Next Premier League manager to leave job 2022/23 odds
Manager name Odds Current club
Brendan Rodgers 4/1 Leicester
Steven Gerard 5/1 AstonVilla
Steve Cooper 6/1 Nottingham Forest
Frank Lampard 12/1 Everton
Bruno Lage 12/1 wolves
Ralph Hasenhutt 14/1 Southampton
Moyes David 16/1 West Ham
Jurgen Klopp 1/20 liverpool
Jesse Marsch 1/20 Leeds United
Marco Silva 1/25 Fulham
Erik ten Hag 33/1 Manchester United
patrick viera 40/1 crystal palace
Thomas Frank 50/1 Brentford
Eddie Howe 50/1 Newcastle
Graham Potter 50/1 chelsea
Antonio Conte 66/1 Tottenham
Mikel Arteta 80/1 Arsenal
Pep Guardiola 80/1 Manchester City

Why is Brendan Rodgers likely to be sacked at Leicester?

Disagreeing with 4/11, the bookmaker feels it is almost inevitable that 49-year-old Brendan Rodgers will be removed from his role at Leicester City. Rodgers took over the managerial job at Leicester in the 2018/19 season, replacing the sacked Claude Puel.

In Rodgers’ first season, seven straight wins propelled them to second in the standings with 15 games played. They finished fifth in the 2019/20 season, qualifying for the UEFA Europa League group stage.

The following season was even better as Leicester won the FA Cup for the first time in their history, beating Chelsea 1-0 in the final. In the league, they were also stealing, sitting in third place for most of the season. However, Chelsea beat them 1-2 in the league, meaning they needed a result against Tottenham in their last game to qualify for the Champions League. They watched on the course, winning 2-1 in the 76th minute. Then the normally reliable Kasper Schmeichel scored an own goal, and a brace from Gareth Bale saw them finish fifth again and qualify for the Europa League.

This season Rodgers is having a nightmare with Leicester at the bottom of the league and winless. The 2-2 draw with Brentford on Matchday 1 is the only point the Foxes have. After that they lost 4-2 to Arsenal, were beaten 1-2 at home by Southampton, Chelsea beat them 2-1 and Manchester United won 1-0 at the King Power Stadium.

In their last game, they suffered a heavy 5-2 loss to Brighton despite taking a first-minute lead through a Kelechi Iheanacho goal.

Who is likely to replace Brendan Rodgers at Leicester?

Unsurprisingly, operators are offering odds on who is likely to replace Brendan Rodgers at Leicester. Football betting fans can see the latest odds in the table below.

Who is likely to replace Brendan Rodgers at Leicester?
Manager name Odds
Sean Dyche 2/1
Mauricio Pochettino 9/2
Marcelo Bielsa 2/17
Rafa Benitez 11/1
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 12/1
dean blacksmith 14/1
nathan jones 16/1
Kasper Hjulmand 16/1
Roy Hodgson 16/1
Ruben Amorim 1/20
Claudio Ranieri 1/20
Lucien Favre 1/20
John Terry 1/25
Martin O’Neill 33/1
wayne rooney 33/1
Claude Pouel 33/1
Duncan Ferguson 66/1

Sean Dyche at 2/1 with 888sport is the clear favorite to take over if the Leicester boss is sacked. The 51-year-old started his managerial career at Watford before spending ten years as Burnley manager. Former Tottenham and PSG manager Marcelo Bielsa is the second favorite, but you wonder if Leicester have the global prestige to interest him.

Some big names are linked but seem uncertain, such as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Wayne Rooney, John Terry and Duncan Ferguson. An interesting one is Claudio Ranieri at 20/1. The ‘Tinker man’ produced one of football’s biggest shocks when he guided Leicester to the Premier League title in 2016.