Nigel Pearson linked with a Boro return


Aitor Karanka was sacked as manager of Middlesbrough and BetVictor make both Steve Agnew and Nigel Pearson the 4/1 joint-favourites to replace him in the Riverside hot-seat.

Spokesperson Jack Milner: “Nigel Pearson was linked with a second stint at former club Leicester however, remains actively seeking a return to management and is the 4/1 joint-favourite with BetVictor to replace axed Boro boss Aitor Karanka.”

Next Permanent Middlesbrough Manager prices from BetVictor:

Steve Agnew                    4/1

Nigel Pearson                  4/1

Alan Pardew                    6/1

Roy Hodgson                   6/1

16/1 Bar