Di Matteo favourite for Stoke post

Former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is the 3/1 favourite to succeed Tony Pulis as manager of Stoke.

Sky sources understand Pulis and the Potters have brought an end to their seven-year relationship, during which he produced a win percentage of 37 per cent from 333 games.

Former Blackburn, Manchester City and Fulham boss Mark Hughes is a 6/1 chance to make a return to management with Stoke, while Brighton boss Gus Poyet is priced at 10/1.

Sky Bet Football Trader Chris Spicer told Football Betting News: “Although the club are yet to confirm the departure, we’ve opened up the market such is the demand to bet on Stoke’s next boss.

“Di Matteo is a Champions League winner and is sure to be at the top end of the Potters’ wish-list, but there are some good outside bets available such as Martin O’Neill at 16/1.”

Former Manchester United defenders Gary and Phil Neville are available to back at 10/1 and 20/1 respectively, while Roberto Martinez is a 33/1 shot.

Written By:- Phil Haigh (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 21/05/2013 - 15:49 PM
Filed in:- Next Manager Betting News, Stoke, Chelsea


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