Premier League sack race: The top 10 favourites
Another Premier League season dawns upon us this weekend, and that can only mean one thing – the return of the mid-season sackings that can send teams and fanbases into turmoil, lovely stuff.
In all seriousness though, it is something that can almost always be expected each season, and a lot of the time it can be the person you least expect to get the chop. Last season saw seven managers see the exit door at their respective clubs, with three of those sackings being made by just Watford alone, with the Hornets going through four manager’s last campaign.
This season, things are expected to heat up again – with plenty of cracks already starting to show with many of the teams this summer after some poor pre-season games from certain clubs. Here are the top 10 favourites to be sacked this season…
10. Carlo Ancelotti
Despite being appointed by the Toffees back in December last year, Ancelotti is the tenth favourite to get the chop this season. This summer has seen the Italian bring in some impressive reinforcements for his squad, most notably James Rodriguez, Abdoulaye Doucoure, and Allan – but it is likely that these additions won’t work straight away.
Everton have been known for chopping and changing managers quite frequently, and this may be why Ancelotti has made it onto the list – as well as the fact the competition in the league this season is as high as it has ever been, so let’s wait and see how Carlo and his players perform this season.