Mancini Under More Pressure

  • Last Updated: December 4 2012, 22:46 GMT

Roberto Mancini has been cut to 8/1 by Sky Bet in the next Premier League manager to go market after Manchester City ended their Champions League campaign with a 1-0 defeat at Borussia Dortmund.

Roberto Mancini: Under more pressure
Roberto Mancini: Under more pressure

City will not be playing in the Europa League after finishing at the bottom of Group D and Mancini now finds himself under more pressure.

Coral offer 7/4 that the Italian leaves the Etihad Stadium before the end of the season and Sky Bet go 10/11 that City fail to win any silverware during the campaign.

"Having failed to deliver on Europe's biggest stage for a second season in a row, the pressure is now on Mancini to keep the Premier League title at the club," said Coral's Tim Reynolds.

"If the Italian fails to produce the goods in the Premier League, it wouldn't be a huge shock to see his tenure at City brought to an early end."

Stan James have reacted by cutting City for the Premier League title.

The firm go 6/5 that Mancini's men end the season on top with defeat in Dortmund meaning the club only have domestic matters to focus on.

BetVictor still offer a best price of 11/8 for City to finish first with Manchester United the 5/6 favourites.

Arsenal had to settle for second place in Champions League Group B after losing 2-1 against Olympiacos.

The Gunners should now face a tougher task in the last 16 and have been pushed out to 28/1 in the outright market.

Barcelona remain the 5/2 favourites to win European club football's top prize with La Liga rivals Real Madrid second in the betting at the 7/2.

German rivals Bayern Munich and Dortmund follow at 15/2 and 9/1 respectively.

Manchester United can be backed at 10/1.