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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Poland v Portugal

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  • Poland have kept six clean sheets in their last eight internationals
Expert verdict
Poland required penalties to get past Switzerland in the last 16 while Portugal scored a 117th-minute goal to see off Croatia and the teams' quarter-final meeting could be another epic. The Poles have conceded only one goal – a stunner from Swiss star Xherdan Shaqiri – in the tournament while Portugal are similarly defensive-minded and the 90-minute draw looks a decent bet.

 

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