Mourinho favourite to be new Spurs boss, with Gerrard and Rodgers on shortlist

first_imgMourinho, who has been out of work since losing his job at Manchester United at the end of 2018, is known to be keen to get back in the dugout.talkSPORT understands he has already been sounded out about the possibility of taking on the Spurs role.Julian Nagelsmann, Carlo Ancelotti and Rafa Benitez are also in the running to succeed Pochettino, according to the bookies.Brendan Rodgers, Steven Gerrard, Zinedine Zidane and Gareth Southgate are among the outsiders. 2 Jose Mourinho is an early favourite to replace Mauricio Pochettino Jose Mourinho has been installed as the early favourite to replace Mauricio Pochettino.Spurs sprung a surprise on Tuesday evening by announcing the Argentine’s exit after nearly five-and-a-half years in charge. Getty Images – Getty 2center_img Here are the odds on Tottenham’s next boss, as of Tuesday night (supplied by SportNation):Jose Mourinho 1/2Julian Nagelsmann 4/1Carlo Ancelotti 8/1Rafa Benitez 8/1Eddie Howe 10/1Max Allegri 12/1Brendan Rodgers 16/1Erik Ten Hag 16/1Steven Gerrard 20/1Nuno Espirito Santo 20/1Zinedine Zidane 25/1Gareth Southgate 33/1 Tottenham said the decision to sack Pochettino was in the club’s best interests Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:00Loaded: 16.46%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Danny Mills says Jose Mourinho is the obvious candidate to become Tottenham’s new managerMeanwhile, Pochettino is now a front runner to take over at Bayern Munich after his departure from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadum.The club sacked Robert Kovac earlier in the month and are yet to bring in a replacement.There are fairly short odds on Pochettino replacing Unai Emery at Arsenal, despite the unlikelihood of that happening.A return to Spain has also been mooted, with Real Madrid a big attraction for Pochettino.Mauricio Pochettino next job odds:Bayern Munich 4/5Real Madrid 7/4Manchester Utd 4/1Argentina 8/1Juventus 10/1Arsenal 12/1Barcelona 16/1last_img read more