CAN COVENTRY GET PROMOTION THIS SEASON?
Coventry City have been making the buzz of recent due to their summer transfer moves.
Nine players have joined the team since the end of the last season. The coach Mark Robbins is keen on getting his side ready so they can bond well before the league resumes. Bookies have been impressed but can City get promotion May next year?
Dion Kelly-Evans, Lee Burge, Ryan Haynes and Chris Stokes renewed their contract with the club as a show of commitment and good faith. Liam O’Brien, Peter Vincenti, Dominic Hyam, Jack Grimmer, Michael Doyle, Marc McNulty, Liam Kelly and MaximeBiamou have joined, tapping into the Robins project.
Leicester City midfielder Matty Miles and former Reds player Jordan Lussey are set to join the side on trial. Former skipper Carl Baker might return to the hopes are rising high at Coventry.
The club is now 8/1 to win the title and get promotion to the League One, according to Sky Bet, Betfred and William Hill. They are amongst the top three sides favoured to lift the title at the end of next season. The club dropped to the League One after playing a 1-1 draw at the Ricoh Arena against Charlton Athletic.
Mansfield Town have the edge to lift the title with their 5/1 odds while Luton Town follow closely at 7/1. Lincoln City, Swindon Town and Notts County complete the list of teams poised to finish top in the 2017/18 season.
Conversely, sides like Crawley Town, Newport County, Yeovil and Morecambe have very high odds of being relegated from the division at the end of the year.