Moyes showing Manchester United how it’s done, as odds are slashed on West Ham making the top four

Victory over Liverpool lifts Hammers into third and has the bookies predicting another European campaign.

Maybe Sir Alex Ferguson should have a word with the hierarchy at Manchester United because there is a Scottish manager who is tearing it up in the Premier League and would be an ideal fit for the Old Trafford hotseat.

While Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lurches from one crisis to another at United, David Moyes has been quietly going about his work at the London Stadium.

The Hammers sit six points clear of Manchester United in third after inflicting a 3-2 defeat on Liverpool, a side who only weeks previously tonked his former club 5-0.

Reds keeper Alisson did the damage, proving at fault for all three goals as West Ham made it 12 points from 12.

The victory lifted West Ham above Liverpool in the table and the bookies have reacted accordingly, with Moyes' side now 3/1 (from 5s) for a top-four finish with Planet Sport Bet. It wasn't enough to unseat United in the top-four betting, with the Red Devils still odds on (4/5) to secure Champions League soccer come the end of the season. However, the bookies are certain another European campaign is on the cards for the Hammers who have been cut from 11/10 to 8/11 to finish inside the top six.

You can get 50/1 on Moyes getting a second chance at United.

The defeat for Liverpool has seen their odds for the Premier League title drift to 4/1. Chelsea also dropped points at the weekend and it is Manchester City who took advantage, with their emphatic 2-0 victory over their cross-city rivals seeing them back into odds-on to retain their title (4/5).

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Chelsea were punished for their failure to take their chances against Burnley and are now 9/4 to win the league.

At the other end of the table, Norwich's first three points of the campaign have failed to impress the bookies, with the East Anglian outfit still 1/8 for the drop.

Newcastle, following their point against Brighton, are Evens to join them in the Championship next season, with Burnley 11/10.

Despite being outside the bottom three, Claudio Ranieri's Watford are considered most likely to be lining up with the Canaries in the second tier, however, at 8/11.

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