Ange Postecoglou, the current manager of Celtic, has swiftly emerged as the odds-on favourite to be the next Tottenham manager.
This shift in the odds came about after Arne Slot, the previous frontrunner, committed to Feyenoord by signing a contract extension. While there have been mentions of other potential candidates like Luis Enrique and Brendan Rodgers, the media consensus heavily leans toward Postecoglou as the leading contender.
Postecoglou’s impressive track record at Celtic, having secured two consecutive Scottish Premierships, has certainly bolstered his candidacy. However, it’s important to note that he lacks experience managing in any of Europe’s top five leagues, which adds an element of uncertainty to his suitability for the role.
It’s worth approaching the odds with caution, as previous managerial candidates have also been odds on only to fall away. The current odds for Postecoglou range from 1/2 (1.5) to 7/4 (2.75), making him the clear favourite, while Rodgers sits as the second favourite with odds of 13/2 (7.5).
Ultimately, the appointment of the new manager will undoubtedly generate considerable interest among fans and pundits alike. However, it’s worth acknowledging that bookmakers tend to profit from the ever-changing landscape of managerial odds.
As things stand, Ange Postecoglou is now the leading candidate, but only time will tell if he will be the one to take the reins at the club.