Bookies: Former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar more likely to be London Mayor than Sol Campbell

Former Tottenham and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell wants to become Mayor of London.

Former England defender Sol Campbell this week formally announced his intention to stand for Mayor of London, reported The BBC.

The retired footballer is keen to move into politics, and was outspoken in his support of the Conservatives, who he will represent, during the General Election.

What remains to be seen however, is whether Campbell stands a chance of replacing Boris Johnson, in the 2016 mayoral election.

The bookies have had their say already, and it does not look positive for Campbell.

SkyBet remarkably rate former Spurs chairman Lord Sugar as more likely to win the mayoral battle, even though he has no intention of standing for the position.

They price Sugar at 50/1, and Campbell as an outsider at 100/1, equal odds with Russell Brand.

Also ahead of Campbell is West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady, at 25/1, whose intentions to run are also yet to be declared.

Ex-Premier League star Campbell already knows there is one section of North London who won't support his endeavours, with Tottenham fans still regarding him as a traitor for leaving them on a free transfer to join bitter rivals Arsenal.

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