Is Ryan Giggs on his way to Sunderland?by Jack Kitson / 31 May 2017, 14:36Tweet
Could this be the moment that Ryan Giggs finally bags a job in the dugout?
If the Next Sunderland Manager Market is to be believed then it could well be, with the Welshman now a minute 1/5 in the betting - some bookmakers have even suspended the market - having previously been a whopping 33/1 outsider earlier in the day (Wednesday).
Former Man Utd caretaker Giggs has been linked with a plethora of posts since leaving the Red Devils last summer following the arrival of Jose Mourinho, however for reasons unknown he has yet to enter the chaotic world of football management.
Vacancies have come and gone but Giggs has remained in the wilderness.
Now after a flurry of bets bookmakers have today slashed his odds on taking charge of Sunderland, who are searching for a new manager following David Moyes’ resignation last week.
Under the Scot Sunderland slumped out of the Premier League, picking up just 24 points from 38 games, meaning they will play Championship football for the first time in 10 years.
Since Moyes threw in the towel the Black Cats have been linked with Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes, Burton boss Nigel Clough, the Silver Fox that is Alan Pardew, and Preston’s Simon Grayson.
But it’s Giggs who is now in pole position for his first permanent post in the managerial arena...