Mourinho, Rafael Benitez top list of EPL managers to be sacked this season

Mourinho, Rafael Benitez top list of EPL managers to be sacked this season

- Jose Mourinho has been ranked among the first five Premier League managers to be sacked this season

- The Portuguese tactician led the Red Devils to their worst start to an EPL season

- They lost two of their first four matches this term - leaving them in the middle of the table

- Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is another big manager that could be shown the exit doors after his relationship with his employers get worse

Underfire Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho remains the first Premier League manager tipped to be sacked in the ongoing season.

The Portuguese tactician has been heavily criticised in recent times following his poor start to the 2018-19 campaign.

They lost tow of their first four EPL games to this start of this season - a result regarded as the Red Devils' worst start in over 25 years.

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He also failed to win silverware for the Old Trafford outfit in his second year, and this is also part of the reasons the highly rated manager may be shown the exit doors early this season.

After the first four round of matches, Man United are ranked in the middle of the table - in spite of the caliber of players the club parade.

Next on the list of the managers that could be sacked in the first half of the season is Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez.

Despite bringing them back to the EPL just one season after relegating, the former Real Madrid manager seems to have fallen out of favour with his employers.

As his feud with the Newcastle board rumbles on after refusing him the opportunity to do business during the summer transfer window.

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Leicetser City boss Claude Puel, Neil Warnock and Mark Hughes complete the top five of the most-backed bosses to be sacked.

Meanwhile Pep Guardiola and Wolves' Nuno Espirito are yet to have a single penny staked on them in the sack race.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "Favourite in the sack race and the subject of one in two bets - it's hard to see Jose lasting much longer at Old Trafford." previously reported that Manchester United fans fans are tired of their manager Jose Mourinho following his comments after their elimination in the Champions League.

The Red Devils were embarrassed at Old Trafford by visiting Spanish side Sevilla who beat them 2-1 to qualify for the quarter final.

Mourinho's side looked to be favorites to reach the last 8 after the 0-0 draw in Spain but two Wissam Ben Yedder's goals dumped United out.

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