Things have changed at the top of Betfair's next Newcastle manager market, but not in a way that will leave fans too optimistic about life after Alan Pardew, whose surprise departure for Crystal Palace was made official on Saturday.
Remi Garde is the new 7.06/1 favourite for the vacancy - having previously been backed at 100.0 - and though he was once spoken about as a potential Arsene Wenger successor at Arsenal, the idea of him has been better than the reality thus far in his coaching career.
Garde was employed by Lyon for most of their dominant 2000s but didn't take charge until 2011. His three years in the dugout coincided with cost-cutting and Paris St-Germain's emergence, but that doesn't excuse their failure to end any by earning a Champions League group-stage spot. They did in all 12 campaigns prior to that.
Just over half a year on from his exit for personal reasons, the club that he led to fourth, third and fifth-place finishes are back up to second under Hubert Fournier, ahead of Paris St-Germain and two points shy of leaders Marseille at the halfway stage.
The domestic options aren't any more enthralling. Tim Sherwood has overtaken the more experienced, decorated and restrained Steve McClaren as the shortest-priced English candidate at 8.07/1, with the Derby boss drifting to 10.09/1 from a low of 2.0.
The other major inward mover is 9.08/1 shot Glenn Hoddle, who seems to have benefitted from the Gary Neville magic of being seen talking eloquently and enthusiastically on television often enough for people to assume that he would not only a great coach but a brilliant manager.
But while Neville hasn't yet had the opportunity to prove that theory right or wrong, Hoddle has already had an underwhelming managerial career, so much so that his services haven't been requested since he walked away from Championship side Wolves in 2006.
Caretaker John Carver has drifted to 18.017/1, a price that he shares with arguably the most attractive name on the list: Thomas Tuchel. The German replaced Jurgen Klopp at Mainz in 2009, actually improving on the esteemed tactician's work with three top-half Bundesliga finishes, including a fifth in 2010/11.