Laudrup 9-1 to become next Bernabeu boss

MICHAEL LAUDRUP is certainly the man of the moment after leading Swansea to the Capital One Cup trophy and Paddy Power are of the opinion he could soon go on to much bigger things following on from the 5-0 bashing of Bradford at Wembley.

The great Dane is 9-1 to become Real Madrid’s next manager in a market headed by Carlo Ancelotti, who is 6-5 favourite, but there could be other jobs which become available in England over the summer.

Laudrup is 5-2 to depart Swansea before the start of the 2013-14 campaign, while he is 10-1 to be Arsene Wenger’s replacement at Arsenal and 16-1 to become Chelsea’s next boss. The 48-year-old is 20-1 to move to Manchester City or Manchester United when their respective hotseats next become available.

Match in Focus

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Newcastle v Liverpool

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  • The last time this fixture produced a goalless draw was in 1974, 64 meetings ago
Expert verdict
This pair have produced some classics down the years and six of the eight meetings since Newcastle returned to the top flight for 2010-11 have finished with over 2.5 goals. The teams have kept just four Premier League clean sheets between them and Newcastle's recent form suggests they can give Liverpool a decent contest.

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