Chelsea’s Premier League odds have been doubled after a poor start to the new season.
Despite a transfer embargo this summer which prevented Frank Lampard from signing players, he was still backed to perform well.
They have picked up just one point in their opening two games…a 4-0 thrashing at Manchester United and 1-1 draw with Leicester in Lampard’s official return to Stamford Bridge.
But despite showing promise, Bookmakers and punters are going away from Leeds with Manchester United and Arsenal now a shorter price to make top-four.
As for Lampard himself, Bookmakers he remains odds-on to still be in charge of Chelsea until the end of the season as he is 3/10 to be in charge on the final day.
OddsMonkey spokesman Peter Watton commented: “Frank Lampard clearly had people backing him early on, but things change their quickly in football.
“Now having been 33/1 they are 66/1 after just two games – which tells everyone what the situation is in regards to what the Bookmakers believe. That is for the title and even for top four they are 9/4, and they are clearly the outsiders of the top-six.”
Selected Premier League odds:
Premier League odds:
Manchester City 4/9
Manchester United 28/1
Manchester City 1/100
Manchester United Evens
Frank Lampard to be Chelsea manager on the final game of the Premier League season:
*Odds correct at time of writing
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