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Former Chelsea boss the new favourite for the vacant Norwich City job

Former Chelsea boss the new favourite for the vacant Norwich City job

Norwich record first win of the season

Norwich City took a minuscule step towards Premier League safety yesterday with a hard-fought 2-0 win over Brentford, picking up their first three points in the process.

The Canaries came out swinging, and took an early 2-0 lead courtesy of a penalty from Teemu Pukki and a goal from summer signing Mathias Normann, before Rico Henry pulled one back for the visitors.

Norwich, however, held on, and took a much-needed three points which means, as things stand, they are only 5 points from safety.

However, in a bizarre turn of events, the East Anglian outfit announced that they had departed ways with manager Daniel Farke, just hours after their first win of the season

Over the course of the season thus far, the sacking is completely understandable, but hours after picking up their first win of the season? The timing seemed a little confusing.

Frank Lampard a surprise favourite for the role

Understandably, media speculation has already begun swirling over who could replace the German at the helm of Norwich City, and the bookies have made one former Chelsea man the early favourite for the job.

The man in question? Frank Lampard.

The Chelsea legend (and former manager) has been out of work since he was replaced in the dugout at Stamford Bridge by Thomas Tuchel in January of this year, and as per Football.London, Skybet have slashed the odds of the London man to just 6/4, well ahead of second-placed Russell Martin at 6/1.

Will we see Frank return to Premier League management soon?

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This article was edited by Josh Barker.

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Tottenham vs Norwich odds: result, both teams to score, correct score & goalscorers

Tottenham vs Norwich Full time result
Tottenham vs Norwich Result/Both teams score Yes No
Tottenham 12/5 11/10
Norwich 14/1
Draw 6/1 11/1
Tottenham vs Norwich Correct Score
Tottenham vs Norwich Goalscorers First Last Anytime
Harry Kane13/10 13/10 4/6
Heung-Min Son13/5 13/5 11/8
Dane Scarlett3/1 3/1 8/5
Steven Bergwijn10/3 10/3 7/4
Rodrigues Lucas Moura15/4 15/4 15/8

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 14 27 33
2 Manchester City 14 21 32
3 Liverpool FC 14 31 31
4 West Ham United 14 8 24
5 Arsenal FC 14 -3 23
6 Tottenham Hotspur 13 -4 22
7 Manchester United 14 0 21
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 14 0 21
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 14 -2 19
10 Leicester City 14 -3 19
11 Crystal Palace 14 -1 16
12 Brentford FC 14 -2 16
13 Aston Villa 14 -4 16
14 Everton FC 14 -7 15
15 Leeds United 14 -7 15
16 Southampton FC 14 -7 15
17 Watford FC 14 -7 13
18 Burnley FC 13 -6 10
19 Norwich City 14 -20 10
20 Newcastle United 14 -14 7

Premier League 21/22

Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 13
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 7
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 6
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 6
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 6
Raphinha Leeds United 6
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 5
King, Joshua Watford FC 5
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 5
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 5
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 5
Pukki, Teemu Norwich City 5
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 5
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 5
Cornet, Maxwel Burnley FC 5
Sarr, Ismaila Watford FC 5
James, Reece Chelsea FC 4
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 4