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The Premier League season may only be two months old but already the odds are tumbling on managers to be fired from their positions. SkyBet has Steve Kean as favourite at 1/2 with Steve Bruce second favourite at 11/4. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is at 12/1 with Bolton manager Owen Coyle at 8/1 and David Moyes also at 12/1.

The clear favourite is Steve Kean who has vowed not to resign despite large sections of the Rovers supporters venting their anger and frustration before, during and after Saturday's defeat to Manchester City. Rovers leaked in four second half goals as they suffered their fifth league defeat of the season and the fans were clearly not impressed.

However, here are the five candidates who could be given their P-45's unless results improve rapidly.