Next Everton manager odds: New favourite to replace Carlo Ancelotti

Previous frontrunner Nuno Espirito Santo looks set to join Crystal Palace

Brighton manager Graham Potter is the new favourite for the Everton job.
Brighton manager Graham Potter is the new favourite for the Everton job.

Graham Potter has been installed as favourite to take over as Everton manager after Premier League rivals Crystal Palace moved closer to appointing Nuno Espirito Santo.

Nuno had headed the list to be the new Goodison Park boss after leaving Wolves at the end of the season. The Portuguese man, however, is very much in demand and looks like ending up at Palace.

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And the bookies BetVictor have reacted by installing Brighton boss Potter at 3/1 to take over from Real Madrid-bound Carlo Ancelotti at Everton, meaning he has replaced Nuno as the favourite.

Potter, who has also been linked with the Spurs job, is narrowly ahead of initial frontrunner and boyhood Everton fan Eddie Howe, who is now 4/1 second favourite, having sensationally turned down the Celtic job last month.

David Moyes is another contender as the West Ham boss is priced at 5/1 to return to his former club, narrowly ahead of Everton's assistant manager Duncan Ferguson (6/1).

Despite the recent news, Nuno hasn't been completely ruled out yet and is priced at 6/1, with former Liverpool and Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez the only other realistic competitor at this time at 10/1.

The Toffees are keen to appoint a new head coach quickly with the transfer window now open.

Next Everton manager odds

Graham Potter: 3/1

Eddie Howe: 4/1

David Moyes: 5/1

Duncan Ferguson: 6/1

Nuno Espirito Santo: 6/1

Rafa Benitez: 10/1

Vitor Pereira: 20/1

Marcelo Gallardo: 20/1

Steven Gerrard: 20/1

Ralph Hasenhuttl: 20/1

Erik Ten Hag: 20/1