Revealed! How likely each Premier League manager is to be sacked first next season and where Newcastle United, Leeds United and Everton managers rank
Every club will be looking for a good start to the season.
As Newcastle United almost discovered last year, a slow start to the campaign can have disastrous effects come the end of the year.
The Magpies went 14 games without a win last season and although they ultimately secured survival with relative ease come May, they had to become one of the most in-form teams in the league in order to achieve this.
After a summer of shaping the squad, managers will be under pressure to deliver from the off, or they could be facing the sack from ever more anxious owners.
With the World Cup mid-season, next year could be a season like no other in the Premier League, however, one guarantee is that there will be one or two managers that pay the price for on-field failings.
Here, courtesy of odds provided by Betfair, we take a look at the odds given to each manager to be first sacked next season: