Manchester United being backed for relegation

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England's most successful club is on the ropes and some punters feel they could get knocked out

Manchester United has had their worst start to a season in 30 years following last weekend's 1-0 loss to Newcastle United.

Since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over the Red Devils coaching role permanently in March, United has the fourth-worst record in the Premier League - behind only Southampton, Brighton and Watford.

Punters are backing the club's poor form to continue through to end of the season, with Sportsbet confirming they have taken money on United to be relegated at 91.00, while a bottom-half finish for Solskjaer's side has come in to 5.50.

The Norweigian coach has emerged as second favourite in the sack race, alongside Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, and you can get odds of 4.50 for him to be the next manager dismissed.

Everton's Marco Silva is the hot favourite to lose his job next (1.72), having lost four of his past five games, including defeats against Sheffield United, Burnley and Bournemouth.

Liverpool have finally moved in to title favouritism after weeks of being behind Manchester City in the market, despite having not yet lost a game this season.

City's shock 2-0 loss to Wolves and the Reds hard-fought win against Leicester sees Jurgen Klopp's side drop in to 1.67, ahead of their Manchester rivals (2.20).

One Sportsbet customer placed a stunning $1000 bet on Wolves to beat City at 21.00, while 17 punters predicted the 2-0 scoreline at 151.00 - except no stake was above $10.

Odds correct at the time of publish. Please gamble responsibly. Check out the latest football odds at Sportsbet.  

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