first_imgBut, after meekly surrendering the league title to Manchester City and numerous spats with the board, the 49-year-old was sacked.Former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri was put into the Stamford Bridge hotseat and he has won his first two league games thus far.However, it would appear his predecessor could be set for a return to England far sooner than anticipated.According to bookmakers PaddyPower, the former Juventus manager is now the second favourite to replace the under-fire Mourinho. Conte replaced Mourinho at Chelsea, could he do it again at United? Antonio Conte is the shock name being tipped to replace Jose Mourinho at  Manchester United.The charismatic Italian is out of work after being sacked by Chelsea at the end of last season, despite winning the FA Cup. 2 Conte is now the second favourite to become the next permanent Manchester United manager 2 After being as far out as 14/1, he has since dropped to just 5/1 to make him second favourite Zinedine Zidane.A calamitous defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday and a power struggle with the board over transfers has led to speculation the Portuguese could be the first Premier League manager to get the sack.Former Red Devil Lee Sharpe exclusively told talkSPORT he believes Zidane ‘would be the ideal candidate’ to replace Mourinho, should Ed Woodward decide to sack the former Porto boss.last_img

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