Southampton sacked manager Mauricio Pellegrino on Monday.
Southampton are looking for a new manager again, having confirmed on Monday night that Mauricio Pellegrino has been relieved of his duties.
The Argentinian impressed in charge of Spanish side Alaves last season, and was snapped up as the replacement for Claude Puel at Southampton last summer.
However, the former Liverpool defender failed to impress, winning just eight of his 34 games in charge, and he now leaves with a 23.5% win rate having been sacked in the aftermath of Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Southampton.
Bookmakers have been busy pricing up odds for Pellegrino's replacement, with Sky Bet offering odds since Pellegrino's sacking, and a new favourite has emerged tonight.
Former Stoke City boss Mark Hughes - who had a stint with Southampton during his playing days - has now been cut to just 1/6, making him almost nailed-on to become Pellegrino's replacement.
Hughes has only been out of work since losing his job as Stoke boss in January, but he could now make a swift return to management as Southampton seemingly line up a move to bring the Welshman back to the South Coast.
If Hughes doesn't land the job, then there are a number of other names in the running with bookmakers, as ex-Saints boss Gordon Strachan is just 20/1 for a shock and ultimately unlikely return to Southampton.
Marco Silva (4/1), Slaven Bilic (18/1) and Graham Potter (20/1) are other names in the top five with Sky Bet, but Hughes appears to be closing in on the job this evening.