Chris Hughton

Brighton next manager odds revealed after Chris Hughton’s sacking

Brighton sack Chris Hughton

Brighton closed out their season with a 4-1 home defeat against Man City.

For 83 seconds, Brighton gave Liverpool hope that the Reds could snatch the title from under City’s nose.

That happened after Glenn Murray fired the Seagulls 1-up against the Sky Blues.


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Less than two minutes later, however, Sergio Aguero pulled City level, before Aymeric Laporte headed City into a half-time lead.

Riyad Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan scored two beautiful goals in the second-half to win the game and wrap up the title.

On Monday morning, Brighton have confirmed that they’ve sacked manager Chris Hughton.

Social media reaction to Chris Hughton’s sacking

Brighton next manager odds revealed

Graham Potter is the early favourite with Ladbrokes to replace Chris Hughton as Brighton manager.

Following Hughton’s shock exit on Monday morning, the bookies have priced Potter at just 1/3 to take over at the Amex.

That puts him streets ahead of Rafa Benitez and Roberto Martinez in the betting at 10/1 apiece, while Mikel Arteta is a 16/1 shot.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “We’re scratching our heads about this morning’s decision, but the early betting points towards Graham Potter replacing Hughton.”

Next Brighton manager odds

Graham Potter – 1/3
Rafa Benitez – 10/1
Roberto Martinez – 10/1
Adi Hutter – 12/1
Peter Bosz – 12/1
Steven Gerrard – 12/1
Slavisa Jokanovic – 12/1
Phil Neville – 12/1
Mikel Arteta – 16/1
David Moyes – 16/1
Martin O’Neill – 16/1

Also see: Eden Hazard drops hint over Chelsea future.

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