McClaren 8-1 to make Premier League return

STEVE McCLAREN’S time at Twente came to an end when he left the club on Tuesday and Ladbrokes rate him 8-1 to be managing in the Premier League.

The former England manager has been heavily criticised in Holland for a negative style of play, while results have been poor with Twente winless since Christmas and they sit fifth in the Eredivisie.

Twente are 25-1 with BetVictor to win the Dutch league and McClaren said: “We have agreed it's in the best interest of the club. I leave a proud man to have managed Twente. It has brought me many good memories and one of the greatest days in my career when winning the title in 2010.”

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  • Chelsea have won four of their 12 home league games
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Chelsea have taken heart from their improved form but punters will need to see more from the Blues if they’re to believe they are back to their best. These sides drew 0-0 in late December and not as much has changed over the last month or so to suggest we will be in for anything other than a tight Stamford Bridge stalemate.

 

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