Odds slashed on David Moyes being hired by Aston Villa

David Moyes is never far away when there’s a vacant managerial post up for grabs and the money says he’s heading for Birmingham…


Paddy Power have installed David Moyes as the new favourite for the Aston Villa job, after a surge of bets yesterday.

The Scot is now 5/6 to succeed Steve Bruce, after we were forced to cut his price from a 12/1 outsider.

That puts him well ahead of early front-runners Dean Smith (12/1) and Paulo Fonseca (10/1) at the top of the betting.

Thierry Henry is now the 4/1 second favourite to take up the post at Villa Park, while former defender John Terry is a 16/1 outsider among the other high-profile candidates.

Asked about the move on Moyes spokesman Paddy Power said: “A lot of money has come very fast for Moyes, with the traders dropping his price faster than his Sunderland team a few years back.

“To be fair to Moysie, he restored his reputation somewhat at West Ham last season, so maybe the claret and blue suits him?”


5/6         David Moyes
4/1         Thierry Henry
8/1         Brendan Rodgers
10/1       Paulo Fonseca
12/1       Dean Smith

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* All odds correct at time of posting. 

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