Manager-to-be: Jurgen Klopp is set to be appointed the next Liverpool boss

By Michael Cantillon
Jurgen Klopp or Carlo Ancelotti? Or is money being piled on a surprise contender? We reveal the Liverpool manager latest with the latest bookmakers’ odds as the club step up their search for a new manager.

Jurgen Klopp
Age: 48
Managerial history: FSV Mainz 05, 2001-08; Borussia Dortmund, 2008-15.
Honours: Bundesliga x2, German Super Cup x3, DFB-Pokal
Odds: 1/4
Chances: 9/10 Likely to be appointed within days.

Carlo Ancelotti
Age: 56
Managerial history: Reggiana, 1995-96; Parma, 1996-98; Juventus, 1999-01; AC Milan, 2001-09; Chelsea, 2009-11; Paris Saint-Germain, 2011-2013; Real Madrid, 2013-15.
Honours: Champions League x3, Premier League, Serie A, Ligue 1, FA Cup, Coppa Italia, Supercoppa Italiana, Copa Del Rey.
Odds: 4/1
Chances: 6/10 Klopp is the strong front-runner but Ancelotti has also been discussed by the Liverpool board.

Frank de Boer
Age: 45
Managerial history: Ajax Youth, 2007-10; Netherlands Assistant Manager, 2008-10; Ajax, 2010-present.
Honours: Eredivisie x4, Dutch Super Cup, World Cup Runner-up.
Odds: 16/1
Chances: 4/10-  Unlikely as higher calibre candidates are available.

Mark Warburton
Age: 53
Managerial History: Brentford, 2013-15; Rangers, 2015-present.
Honours: Football League One runner-up: Promotion to Championship.
Odds: 20/1
Chances: 0/10- No chance of being appointed but his odds have narrowed after a flurry of bets.

Walter Mazzarri
Age: 54
Managerial History: Acireale, 2001-02;  Pistoiese, 2002-03; Livorno, 2003-04; Reggina, 2004-07; Sampadoria, 2007-09; Napoli, 2009-13; Internazionale, 2013-14.
Managerial Honours: Coppa Italia.
Odds: 25/1
Chances: 1/10 – Another long shot but has the advantage of being available
 
OTHER CANDIDATES:
Jurgen Klinsman: 33/1
Rafael Benitez: 50/1
Andre Villas-Boas: 50/1
Garry Monk: 50/1
Ronald Koemen: 66/1