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With Scolari officially out, who will be Brazil’s new manager?

Jul 15, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT

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After the Brazilian national team confirmed that Luis Felipe Scolari resigned after the 2014 World Cup, the Selecao are at a crossroads.

Scolari led Brazil to fourth place at the World Cup but their 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semifinal and 3-0 loss to the Netherlands in the third place match proved the hosts need to head in a new direction. Despite winning the World Cup for Brazil in 2002, Scolari could not lead the current crop of Brazilians to glory on home soil.

With the 65-year-old manager officially out, there are a long list of successors lined up

Big names such as Carlo Ancelotti, Jurgen Klinsmann, Fabio Capello, Sir Alex Ferguson and Vincente del Bosque are rank outsiders to get the job, but according to British bookmaker Paddy Power here are the top candidates to replace Scolari.

Could Jose Mourinho leave Chelsea to take charge of Brazil? Not sure about that one…

    • Adenor Leonardo Bacchi (Tite) – 6/4 favorite
    • Muricy Ramalho – 5/2
    • Pep Guardiola – 9/2
    • Jorge Sampaoli – 10/1
    • Jose Mourinho – 10/1
    • Luis Nazario (Ronaldo) – 14/1
    • Clarence Seedorf – 14/1
    • Carlos Queiroz – 14/1
    • Leonardo – 14/1
    • Romario – 20/1 

Who would you like to see in charge of Brazil?

  1. unclemosesgreen - Jul 15, 2014 at 9:43 AM

    Pep & The Special One aren’t at that stage if their careers yet. I think Quieroz would be the best choice possible from this list.

  2. nextmanup81 - Jul 15, 2014 at 12:23 PM

    Probably the most unknown but still the best on this list is Muricy Ramalho. He’s won everything in Brazil everywhere he’s been and could give this squad their identity back.

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