Next Arsenal manager odds: Mikel Arteta favourite ahead of Freddie Ljungberg

December 11, 2019 by   Filed under: Arsenal FC, Premier League, Transfers

The race for who will take over the dugout as the next Arsenal manager is still on. Latest odds on the race suggest the Gunners former midfielder Mikel Arteta is heading a market that includes the likes of Patrick Vieira, Freddie Ljungberg, Brendan Rodgers and Nuno Espirito Santo.

The North London club picked up their first Premier League win under interim manager Freddie Ljungberg at the third time of asking with a 3-1 victory at the London Stadium against West Ham United on Monday night.

The result ended the club’s nine-game winless run but the search for a new permanent manager still continues with Arteta now the outright favourite, with Ljungberg second and former Valencia manager Marcelino third.

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Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira who is reported to be joint-favourite with Arteta before the weekend has now slipped to the fourth favourite, in front of former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri for the Arsenal job.

Latest Arsenal next manager odds

Arteta is the latest favourite for the Arsenal job that has been vacant since Unai Emery was sacked last month. The Spaniard played 110 games for the north London club before becoming an assistant coach in Pep Guardiola’s backroom team at Manchester City.

All odds courtesy of Forecastr and correct at the time of publishing.

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  • Mikel Arteta 10/3
  • Freddie Ljungberg 5/1
  • Marcelino 11/2
  • Patrick Vieira 7/1
  • Massimiliano Allegri 10/1
  • Carlo Ancelotti 13/1
  • Mauricio Pochettino 14/1
  • Rafa Benitez 16/1
  • Niko Kovac 16/1
  • Eddie Howe 20/1
Manager Chances of being Arsenal manager
Mikel Arteta 23%
Freddie Ljungberg 17%
Marcelino 15%
Patrick Vieira 12%
Massimiliano Allegri 9%
Carlo Ancelotti 7%
Mauricio Pochettino 7%
Rafa Benitez 6%
Niko Kovac 6%
Eddie Howe 5%

Who will be the next Arsenal manager?

As implied by the latest bookmakers’ odds.

We calculated these odds of next Arsenal manager using of these betting calculator tools from Forecastr.

Arteta the outright favourite again

Arteta has managed to ride consistently high in the betting as favourite for the Arsenal job since his compatriot Unai Emery was sacked and is currently trading at odds of 10/3.

Ljunberg, however, is still the Gunners’ second favourite despite his first win as temporary manager and remains at 5/1 for the Arsenal job. Arsenal faces Belgian side Standard Liege in the Europa League final group stage match on Thursday night before the visit of Premier League champions Manchester City to the Emirates on Sunday, and good results in those games could well shorten the Swede’s chances of becoming the next Arsenal boss.

Marcelino, on the other hand, is priced at 11/2 after reports that he was in London for talks with representatives of the North London club, while Vieira, who had been joint-favourite with Arteta last week, has slipped to 7/1 despite saying he would listen to an offer from the club where he spent nine with as a player.

Former Juventus manager Allegri is currently at 10/1 despite saying he would only take a job in the summer while Napoli current manager Carlo Ancelotti.

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