Newcastle United’s hunt for a new manager continues, as the Magpies head into a second week without a permanent replacement for Steve Bruce.
Last week, it was announced Bruce would leave the club via ‘mutual consent’, ending his two and a half year stay at St James’ Park.
Here we take a look at the bookmakers’ runners and riders – from the top European coaches, such as Lucien Favre and Antonio Conte, to the left-field suggestions, like Derby County boss Wayne Rooney.
1. Rafa Benitez - 33/1
Rafael Benitez, Manager of Everton gives their team instructions during the Premier League match between Everton and Norwich City at Goodison Park on September 25, 2021 in Liverpool, England. Photo: Jan Kruger
2. Antonio Conte - 33/1
Coach Antonio Conte of FC Internazionale during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale Milano and Udinese Calcio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 23, 2021 in Milan, Italy. Photo: Mattia Ozbot
3. Jose Mourinho - 33/1
Jose Mourinho, Head Coach of AS Roma gives instructions during the Serie A match between AS Roma v Empoli FC at Stadio Olimpico on October 03, 2021 in Rome, Italy. Photo: Paolo Bruno
4. Brendan Rogers - 25/1
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City embraces Manager Brendan Rogers of Leicester City during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on October 16, 2021 in Leicester, England. Photo: Alex Pantling