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.

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Real Madrid v Barcelona

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Real Madrid have scored five goals in each of their last three home matches
Expert verdict
Barcelona are yet to concede in La Liga although their run of eight clean sheets comes under huge threat at the Bernabeu. Real Madrid have won eight in a row, scoring 35 goals, but they should be wary of Barca forward Neymar, who has struck 11 times in his last seven games for club and country.

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