Mark Bowen's odds on becoming Reading manager have shortened massively to 1/12 as the Royals' hunt for a new manager continues.

Bowen's odds have been fluctuating in the market but have now in the past hour shortened to nigh-on certainty to takeover.

Tim Sherwood is now next in the betting at 10/1.

Courtney Friday has also tweeted that Bowen is set to be named Reading manager later this week.


Stay tuned for more on the managerial race.