Neil Warnock favourite to be next Leeds United manager

Former Sheffield United, Huddersfield and QPR boss Neil Warnock is the early favourite to replace Simon Grayson as Leeds United manager.

Sky Bet have Warnock odds on at 8/11 to take the Elland Road hotseat follong Grayson’s sacking this afternoon.

Roberto Di Matteo - assitant to Andres Villas-Boas at Chelsea - is second favourite at 5/1, with former United captain Gordon Strachan next at 6-1.

Prices on other possible candidates include:

Gus Poyet - 16/1

Lee Clark - 14/1

Billy Davis - 18/1

Dom Matteo - 33/1

David O’Leary - 40/1

Grayson was sacked after three years in charge at Elland Road following his side’s 4-1 defeat at home to Birmingham City last night.