FERNANDO ALONSO could be set for a dramatic move to Mercedes next year in the wake of F1 world champ Nico Rosberg's shock retirement.
Alonso is 3-1 to at Ladbrokes to team up with Lewis Hamilton, 10 years after their spectacular fall-out as team-mates at McLaren.
Pascal Wehrlein leads the betting at 2-1, Williams' Valtteri Bottas is a 4-1 shot, Rosberg is 10-1 to change his mind and keep his seat in 2017 and 33-1 says Jenson Button makes a swift U-turn on his retirement to rejoin Hamilton.
Richard Marsh of Ladbrokes News said: “Rosberg's announcement has stunned everyone but Formula One doesn't hang around and Pascal Wehrlein is already the favourite for the coveted Mercedes seat.”
“However, it's the potential for a Fernando Alonso reunion with old rival Lewis Hamilton which has really set tongues wagging.”
On today's sporting schedule there's big games and betting opportunities galore so as usual let's hear all your tips and chat.
To be Lewis Hamilton’s team mate in 2017 (Ladbrokes prices):
Pascal Wehrlein – 2-1
Fernando Alonso – 3-1
Valtteri Bottas – 4-1
Esteban Ocon – 7-1
Nico Rosberg – 10-1
Sebastian Vettel – 14-1
Nico Hulkenberg – 16-1
Max Verstappen – 20-1
Carlos Sainz Jnr – 25-1
Jenson Button – 33-1
Daniel Ricciardo – 33-1
Paul Di Resta – 50-1