Bristol news Bristol City next manager odds: Neil, Hughton and Cook joint favourites MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Dean Holden has fallen away after a late surge, with the three favourites all sitting pretty at the top of the bookies odds
Breaking News ! Preston boss Alex Neil, Chris Hughton and Paul Cook are all joint favourites to be the next Bristol City manager. It's now almost a month since the Robins parted ways with Lee Johnson and are still yet to pick a successor as they agonise over who the man to take them to the Premier League should be. Mark Ashton, Steve Lansdown and the City board have spent the last weeks drawing up a shortlist and conducting interviews, with an announcement expected to be made in the coming days. Read More Related Articles Bristol City not the only Bristol club looking for a new coach as next David Moyes wanted Bristol Live understands that Paul Cook and Chris Hughton have both been interviewed for the job and are on the shortlist, as has Dean Holden, who took over as interim coach following Johnson's departure. While Cook and Hughton remain in the mix, Holden's odds have now lengthened and he even sits below Nigel Adkins in the running on several betting sites. Perhaps surprisingly, Preston boss Alex Neil shot to the top of the list on Thursday and was being given evens to take over.
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Despite that, all three now sit on 2/1 with Sky Bet as a decision over the next boss gets ever closer. Chris Hughton is, as ever, the popular fans choice to take over given his Premier League pedigree and two Championship promotions under his belt. Paul Cook is imminently expected to step down from his role as Wigan manager following the club's relegation to League One and is also in the mix. Several early names have fallen off the radar, such as Steven Gerrard and John Terry, and the bookies now have it as a three horse race to take the top job.
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Sky Bet Alex Neil 2/1 Chris Hughton 2/1 Paul Cook 2/1 Nigel Adkins 10/1 Dean Holden 16/1 John Terry 16/1 Ryan Lowe 18/1 Bet Victor
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