Chelsea to trade in their Carlo for a Van?
Marco Van Basten is 6/4 favourite with William Hill to succeed Carlo Ancelotti as Chelsea boss. Hills make Guus Hiddink 5/2 second favourite after support from 4/1, with original favourite Villas Boas 7/2 third favourite, with Mourinho at 4/1; Redknapp 11/2; Guardiola 7/1; Rijkaard 8/1; Mark Hughes 16/1; Blanc, Capello, Clarke, Deschamps, Grant, O'Neill.
‘The market is already looking lively, suggesting there will not be an imminent appointment' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Bolton man's £80,000 Barca gamble as:
UNITED 3/1 TO BEAT BARCA IN 90 MINS
Manchester United are the longest odds they have been all season to win a game in 90minutes play as they prepare to take on Barcelona in the Champions League, with William Hill offering them at 3/1 to clinch victory without having to worry about extra time or a penalty shot-out. Barca are 21/20 for a 90min win with the draw 21/10.
**ONE WILLIAM HILL ONLINE CLIENT FROM BOLTON HAS STAKED FIVE BETS, TOTALLING £80,000 ON BARCA LIFTING THE TROPHY AT ODDS OF 1/2.
‘We don't recall ever taking a larger bet on the outcome of the Champions League' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe. 'This chap is evidently not superstitious, as he placed three of his bets, totaling £50,000 on Friday 13th!'
Hills offer 5/1 that the game, on which they anticipate in excess of £10m being gambled industry wide, does go to a penalty shoot out.
Hills offer 21/20 that both sides will score in 90m, 7/10 that they don't, and they go 4/7 that 2 or fewer goals will be scored in 90m, 13/10 three or more.
Barca are 5/1 to win both halves, United 14/1 with Hills who make Barca 17/2 to come from behind to win, United 14/1 to do likewise.
HILLS...TO WIN TROPY - 1/ 2 Barca; 13/8 Man U
YOU BET ADAM WILL MOVE FROM ONE ‘POOL TO ANOTHER!
Liverpool have been backed from 3/1 to 9/4 favourite with William Hill to sign Charlie Adam from Blackpool. Hills make Manchester United 5/2 second favourites to be his next port of call . 'His performance against United will have won him new admirers, but punters clearly think it is between Liverpool and United to snap him up.'
Charlie Adam Next Club
Man Utd 5/2
Aston Villa 5/1
Man City 20/1
Others on request.
Hills- Prem Relegation 2011/12
Norwich8/13 (6/5 stay up)
TO WIN PREM NEXT SEASON....7/4 Man U; 9/4 Chelsea; 7/2 Man C; 5/1 Arsenal; 14/1 Liverpool; 40/1 Spurs; 250/1 Villa; 300 Everton; 1000 Bolton, Fulham, Newcastle, Sunderland; 1500 QPR; Stoke; WBA; 2000 Blackburn; 2500/1 Woves; 4000 Wigan; 5000 Norwich.
Hills.....Number of relegated teams to come straight back up 2011/12
Hills.....Championship Promotion 2011/12
West Ham 15/8
Hills....To Win Championship 2011/12
West Ham 6/1