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Mourinho slashed again to make Blues return

THE gamble continues on Jose Mourinho to become the next Chelsea manager and he is now joint-favourite alongside Guus Hiddink to replace Carlo Ancelotti.

It would be a remarkable return for Mourinho, who has been the subject of a major plunge with Hills. He was originally backed from 8-1 to 4-1 earlier in March and was cut again on Wednesday to 11-4.

"My next job will be in England," claimed Real Madrid manager Mourinho. Hiddink is also 11-4 to get the Stamford Bridge gig when it becomes vacant with Didier Deschamps next at 8-1.