VIDEO: Betting market settles down on next Sheffield United boss after Clough’s exit

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Mark Warburton has joined Phil Parkinson as joint favourite with the bookies after a turbulent opening day of betting on who will replace Nigel Clough as Sheffield United manager.

Warburton – who is set to depart Brentford this summer – has been backed in from 20/1 to 7/4 joint favourite.

Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson has drifted out. Last night he was backed in to 1/7 favourite but is now 7/4.

Nigel Adkins – who guided Scunthorpe United out of the third tier and Southampton into the Premier League – has consistently been attached to one of the lowest prices since the market opened on Monday morning. The former Reading boss is currently 5/2.

Clough was barely out of the door at Bramall Lane before the market opened on who would be his successor.

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Darren Ferguson, Adkins and Gus Poyet were all installed as the early favourites for the vacancy on Monday morning.

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BETTING (as of 10.30am, May 26)

7/4 - Mark Warburton, Phil Parkinson

5/2 - Nigel Adkins

16/1 - Karl Robinson, Steve Evans

20/1 - Alan Stubbs, Sam Allardyce

25/1 - Darren Ferguson

28/1 - Mark Cooper

33/1 - Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

50/1 - Steve Bruce, Malky Mackay, Paul Lambert, Brian Deane, Ian Holloway, Sven-Goran Eriksson, Ricky Sbragia, Stuart McCall, Brian McDermott, Neil Redfearn, Neil Warnock, Paul Jewell, Paul Cook, Gus Poyet

66/1 - John Collins, Billy Davies, Lee Clark, John Hughes, Graham Alexabnder, Graeme Jones, Chris Morgan, Gary Megson, Mike Phelan, Paolo Di Canio, Harry Redknapp

80/1 - Alan Curbishley

100/1 - Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Rene Meulensteen

- Odds courtesy of Sky Bet

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