Panic as Jose Mourinho ranks high among Premier League managers to be sacked despite West Brom crunch win

Panic as Jose Mourinho ranks high among Premier League managers to be sacked despite West Brom crunch win

- Jose Mourinho ranks third among the top Premier League managers to be sacked

- The Portuguese-born tactician recently led Spurs to a crucial win over West Brom

- The former Man United boss could become jobless if his side's performances fail to improve

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Jose Mourinho has been listed among the Premier League managers who could be sacked this campaign according to bookmakers Paddy Power.

The 57-year-old tactician recently guided Spurs to a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, however, he is still the third favourite to be relieved of his job at odds 5/1.

A goal each from Harry Kane and Heung-min Son handed the North Londoners the crucial victory over the weekend as they occupy the eighth position with 36 points after 22 rounds of games - four points off the Champions League qualification places.

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The triumph stopped Mourinho's men from losing their third consecutive Premier League game after defeats to Brighton and Chelsea in their previous top-flight outings.

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Jose Mourinho dramatises during Tottenham's 2-0 triumph over West Bromwich Albion last weekend. Photo by Matt Dunham/PA Images
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Meanwhile, their current status on the table is now contrasted to what it used to be about two months ago when they sat at the summit of the log for two straight weekends.

Premier League next manager sacked odds - Paddy Power

  • Steve Bruce - 5/2
  • Sam Allardyce - 10/3
  • Jose Mourinho - 5/1
  • Scott Parker - 11/2
  • Nuno Espirito Santo - 6/1
  • Roy Hodgson - 9/1
  • Mikel Arteta - 11/1

After his side's victory over the West Midlands side, the former Chelsea and Manchester United boss praised his players for their mentality and togetherness according to SunSport. He said:

"I'm not used to losing three matches in a row and Tottenham is the same, so we have to admit that it was not a week where we felt very, very comfortable.

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"But I was very positive because of what the players showed in this game. I knew that they would. I think we played very well but I'm speaking about the mentality the players brought to the game.
"The players are together, the players want to win, they are committed and today they went to the pitch only with one thing in their mind and that was to win the game."

Meanwhile, West Brom's defeat to Spurs means they are rooted to the base of the table as they are 19th with 11 points so far. earlier reported that Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo has been tipped as the next Premier League to be fired after Frank Lampard and Slaven Bilic.

Wolves are currently sitting 14th on the table with 23 points after 21 top-flight games - their worst performance in the league in the last few seasons.

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His side's latest defeat came after their 1-0 defeat to Crystal Palace at the suffered at Selhurst Park over the weekend, and this makes him the favourite to be shown the exit doors first.


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