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Norwich next manager odds – Frank Lampard odds-on favourite but Dean Smith in the mix with Roy Hodgson 12/1

FRANK LAMPARD is now the odds-on favourite to be the next Norwich manager.

That's according to bookmakers Betfair, who've installed the ex-Chelsea chief at 5/4 to take the reins at Carrow Road after Farke was sent packing this weekend.


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Behind Lampard is Norwegian Kjetil Knutsen who is in charge of Bodø/Glimt.

Dean Smith is also in the mix after being sacked by Villa – he's in at 11/4.

Norwich have struggled to adapt to Premier League life, picking up their first win of the season on Saturday against Brentford.

The Canaries have lost eight of their 11 top-flight matches since winning the Championship with 97 points last season.

They are rock-bottom of the division despite snatching their first win of 2021-22 at Brentford on Saturday, just moments before Farke was given the boot.

The Canaries have scored a league-low five goals since returning to the top division and have conceded a league-high 26.

Norwich lost their main attacking threat in Emiliano Buendia to Aston Villa ahead of the 2021-22 campaign.

But they still spent £60million on new additions including Milot Rashica, Christos Tzolis and Josh Sargent.

Norwich next manager odds

  • Frank Lampard 4/5 
  • Kjetil Knutsen 5/2
  • Dean Smith 11/4
  • Russell Martin 12/1
  • Roy Hodgson 12/1
  • Javi Gracia 25/1
  • Nathan Jones 25/1

In fact, Norwich were the 11th highest spenders in Europe during the summer transfer window.

Despite that – and Farke guiding the Canaries a first win of the season on Saturday – the club are now without a boss.

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