Everton betting update: Frank De Boer becomes odds-on favourite, Pellegrini linked, Benitez latest

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Everton have sacked Roberto Martinez - who could replace him?

Everton announced on Thursday evening that manager Roberto Martinez has been sacked, with the search for a new manager starting now.

The Toffees picked up just six points from their last ten Premier League games, and after a 3-0 defeat away to Sunderland on Wednesday evening, Martinez has gone after three years in charge.

With David Unsworth and Joe Royle taking charge against Norwich City on Sunday, Everton will now be looking for a new boss for next season and beyond, with a host of names already linked.

With odds compiled by Oddschecker, here are some of today's biggest movers, featuring some huge names both out of work and currently in jobs...

Ronald Koeman: The Southampton boss has impressed in his two years at Southampton since moving from Feyenoord as Mauricio Pochettino's replacement, and will naturally attract interest with just one year left on his contract at St. Mary's Stadium. However, he looks unlikely to head to Goodison Park right now, despite his odds being around 6/4 today.

Manuel Pellegrini: Chilean boss Pellegrini is leaving Manchester City this summer having been replaced by Pep Guardiola, and having won the Premier League title in 2014, he may look to stay in the Premier League. Staying locally and heading to Everton could be appealing, but his odds have drifted out to around 10/1 today, meaning he is no longer a frontrunner for the job.

Quique Sanchez Flores: Spaniard Sanchez Flores has lost his job at Watford despite a strong start to the season, with the second half of the campaign petering out for the Hornets. Still highly rated by many, Sanchez Flores may have some admirers in the Premier League, and his odds are ranging between 5/1 and 12/1 to replace his compatriot Martinez this summer.

Rafael Benitez: Another Spanish manager, Benitez can leave Newcastle United this summer after suffering relegation with the Magpies. His links to Everton's rivals Liverpool, having spent six years managing the Reds, could be a factor for the Toffees, and his odds of around 12/1 make him a dark horse for a return to Merseyside, where his family remain after that spell at Liverpool.

The favourite - Frank de Boer: Unsurprisingly the favourite, De Boer has left Ajax after two years without the title, coming off four Eredivisie crowns in a row. The Dutchman, 45, has worked with young players at Ajax and has proven himself in the Netherlands, but many want to see him show his ability away from Amsterdam. Now 7/10, De Boer is the odds-on favourite for the Everton job already.

Who would you like to see Everton appoint?

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