The lifespan of Premier League Managers is on average a short one.

Already this season, nine clubs have sacked their managers (see below).

In fact, only seven current managers in the Premier League have been in their jobs longer than Rafa Benitez.

In the latest updated betting after Southampton got rid of Mauricio Pellegrino and gave Mark Hughes the job until the end of the season, it is no surprise to see which manager is favourite to go next.

Alan Pardew is 2/5 to leave West Brom and it is a bit of a miracle he is still there.

Antonio Conte, who won the Premier League last season, is second favourite at 5/1 to beat Pardew to losing his job first, with then Moyes (14/1), Wenger (16/1) and Allardyce (25/1) next.

All of the odds are at the bottom but interesting to see that at 40/1 Rafa Benitez is seen as safe as houses, with only the two managers still left in the Champions League (Klopp and Guardiola – both 66/1) seen as less likely to leave their jobs than the Newcastle boss.

The only fear of course for Newcastle fans is that Rafa Benitez himself may decide to leave this summer if he doesn’t get the backing of Mike Ashley.

Safe to assume though that Alan Pardew will be well gone from the Hawthorns by then.

These are the Premier League Managers to be sacked (so far…) this season:

11 September 2017 – Frank de Boer (Crystal Palace)

17 October 2017 – Craig Shakespeare (Leicester)

23 October 2017 – Ronald Koeman (Everton)

6 November 2017 – Slaven Bilic (West Ham)

20 November 2017 – Tony Pulis (West Brom)

20 December 2017 – Paul Clement (Swansea)

6 January 2018 – Mark Hughes (Stoke)

20 January 2018 – Marco Silva (Watford)

12 March 2018 – Mauricio Pellegrino (Southampton)

Current longest serving managers with Premier League clubs:

21 years 170 days – Arsene Wenger (Arsenal)

5 years 158 days – Eddie Howe (Bournemouth)

5 years 141 days – Sean Dyche (Burnley)

3 Years 297 days – Mauricio Pochettino (Spurs)

3 years 79 days – Chris Hughton (Brighton)

2 years 163 days – Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool)

2 years 131 days – David Wagner (Huddersfield)

2 years 9 days – Rafa Benitez (Newcastle United)

1 year 297 days – Jose Mourinho (Man Utd)

These are the odds on Next Premier League Manager to go:

2/5 Alan Pardew

5/1 Antonio Conte

14/1 David Moyes

16/1 Arsene Wenger

25/1 Sam Allardyce

33/1 Javi Gracia

33/1 Paul Lambert

33/1 Carlos Carvalhal

40/1 Chris Hughton

40/1 David Wagner

40/1 Eddie Howe

40/1 Claude Puel

40/1 Roy Hodgson

40/1 Jose Mourinho

40/1 Sean Dyche

40/1 Mauricio Pochettino

40/1 Rafa Benitez

66/1 Jurgen Klopp

66 Pep Guardiola

View all the Premier League Managers next one to go odds HERE

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  • Rich Lawson

    West Brom’ are ”Doomed”.It’s already been stated in the media that is better for them to keep Pardew until the summer and pay him off for less than sacking him now.Conte will win the FA Cup and leave by ”mutual” consent with no harm done to his standing.Rafa is pretty much invunerable,if he goes it will be his own decision.

  • MichaelMaximusMoose

    I think 3 high profile managers will leave their clubs this summer
    Jose, Conte & Rafa.
    Pardspew won`t be bothered about getting the bums rush at WBA, he`ll just sit by the phone waiting for Penfold to ring

    • Rich Lawson

      Can’t see Fat Sam getting another season at Everton and Moyes could go as well depending on their next couple of results ?

      • MichaelMaximusMoose

        Both of them will be out the door, summer could turn into a real merry go round

        • Rich Lawson

          And when the merry go round stops, they’ve all just swapped seats !!!

    • Dillon Tovak

      I can’t see Jose leaving really. Conte is a definite and we’ll just have to 🤞 Ashley sells up or changes the habit of a lifetime and backs Rafa.

  • Rich Lawson

    Come on Graham,engage with the punter’s on your articles ? If your paid by the word you can retire at the end of the month ?

    • 1957

      Maybe he didn’t write it…just looks like a BetVictor promo, text supplied to numerous fanzines only the headline names are changed.

      • Rich Lawson

        Would explain a lot .

  • Monkseaton Magpies

    Wake up and smell the coffee Rafa loves Newcastle the fans and his boss just get over it he is staying full stop and will sign a new contract soon thanks to Mike Ashley.

    • TheFatController

      The players and supporters should be thanking Ashley for his huge efforts, honesty, transparency, backing, shielding from pressure etc that have led Rafa to love the club and see the potential.

      You’re the man, MM, and no mistake. Don’t let anyone on here tell you you’re an idiot, they’re just jealous of your relationship with Ashley, it being faith and not fact-based.

  • Paul Patterson

    Moyes, Wenger, Conte, Allardyce, Pardew.

    • Lord

      Spot on. Surprised to see Lambert’s odds so long, although I guess he’s got Championship experience.