Sheffield Wednesday: Here's the bookies' latest odds for the Owls job as ex-Sunderland boss re-emerges as favourite

Sheffield Wednesday have confirmed that Lee Bullen will be in charge for their first game of the season against Reading, but the race to become the new permanent boss is still very much alive.

Tuesday, 30th July 2019, 8:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th July 2019, 9:56 am
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Here’s Sky Bet’s latest odds on the next manager to take the reins at Hillsborough...

Odds: 22/1. The charismatic German took Barnsley up to the Championship at the first time of asking last season, and it's doubtful that he'll be leaving his club any time soon.
Odds: 22/1. His last position was at Nottingham Forest, where he picked up a fairly unimpressive 30% win rate in a one year spell.

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Odds: 20/1. The Portuguese coach took Sporting to the UEFA Cup Final in 2005, and is looking for a new job after ending a second spell with the club last November.
Odds: 20/1. He won three trophies during a fine spell with Feyenoord, and he looks ready for a new challenge after leaving the club at the end of last season.
Odds: 20/1. The 40-year-old was recently sacked by Birmingham City, and spent a loan spell with the Owls as a player back in the early '00s.
Odds: 18/1. the Welshman is looking for a new club after leaving Middlesbrough in May, and he's said to have tossed his hat into the ring for the Owls position.
Odds: 16/1. The 40-year-old led Lincoln to League One glory last season, and is a rising star in the football management game.
A surprise second favourite for the role last week, the Wolves assistant manager's odds have now drifted significantly from his initial 5/2 placing.
Odds: 8/1. Pearson was the third favourite on Monday after a flurry of betting activity over the weekend, but he's now drifted away from the leaders again.
Odds: 6/1. He's been in charge of the Owls' on an interim basis, and has made an excellent case for getting the job after a solid pre-season.
Odds: 11/2: The former Stoke City boss was at one point the odds-on favourite for the job, but his odds have drifted over the last 24 hours.
Odds: 3/1. Released by Brighton at the end of last season, he's was one of the fans' initial favourites to take the reins at Hillsborough, and he's now a strong contender to get the job.
Odds: 11/10. The former Wales boss had drifted considerably at the end of last week, but he's now back as the bookies' favourite for the job. For now...