The surprising names linked with the Middlesbrough manager's job

The surprising names tipped to be next Middlesbrough manager - including Champions League winners

Speculation is rife as to who will succeed Tony Pulis as Middlesbrough manager - with the bookmakers offering odds on some interesting names.

We take a look at some of the quirky, left-field and unrealistic candidates that have been tipped to be the next Boro boss. Scroll down and click through the pages to see some of the names linked with Middlesbrough - and their odds to take over at the Riverside Stadium:

Current odds: 33/1

1. Claudio Ranieri

Current odds: 33/1
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Current odds: 33/1

2. Marcelo Bielsa

Current odds: 33/1
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Current odds: 25/1

3. Steven Gerrard

Current odds: 25/1
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Current odds: 14/1

4. Sol Campbell

Current odds: 14/1
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