Next Chelsea manager betting: Thomas Tuchel odds emerge as gamble
FootyOn highlight a market change in the next Chelsea manager betting, as Thomas Tuchel odds are slashed.
Paddy Power have cut former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel into 7/1 to replace Antonio Conte as Chelsea manager.
Former Juventus captain and coach Conte guided the Blues to the Premier League title last term, but speculation surrounds his future at Stamford Bridge.
Tuchel, meanwhile, lifted the DFB Pokal with Dortmund before leaving the Bundesliga outfit at the end of last season.
Chelsea are general 11/2 third-favourites with the bookies to retain the Premier League title this term.
Reports in Germany claim the Blues hierarchy have identified Tuchel as a potential dugout replacement.
Conte is a best-price 5/1 with BetVictor. in the first Premier League boss to leave his post betting
That puts him fourth in that market behind Frank de Boer (Crystal Palace), Rafael Benitez (Newcastle United) and Slaven Bilic (West Ham United).
Conte at odds with Blues board over transfers?
Although other coaches are more-fancied in the sack race, regular rumours out of west London say Conte is unhappy with this summer’s transfer activity.
Chelsea sold Serbia anchorman Nemanja Matic to Manchester United and also missed out on re-signing Belgium frontman Romelu Lukaku, who opted for the Red Devils instead.
The Blues bought Spain striker Alvaro Morata from Conte’s former club Juve and replaced Matic with promising France youngster Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Germany defender Antonio Ruidger was also recruited from Roma, but Chelsea let club legend John Terry go and sold Nathan Ake.
Conte has also told Diego Costa he is no longer part of his plans at the Bridge.
Tuchel, who succeeded current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp as Dortmund boss, has been linked with other Premier League jobs this summer.
Paddy Power’s next Chelsea manager betting has Max Allegri (3/1) and Diego Simeone (7/2) ahead of Thomas Tuchel odds.
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