Next Bradford City manager: Ex-MK Dons boss emerges as favourite ahead of former Huddersfield Town man

A new favourite has emerged for the role of Bradford City manager.

Kevin McDonald is now five games into his tenure as caretaker and has steadied the ship in admirable fashion.

He has steered the Bantams to three victories, giving the beleaguered Bantams a much-needed lift.

However, the need for long-term improvement was made clear in the recent 4-1 drubbing at the hands of Milton Keynes Dons.

When a managerial vacancy opens up, speculation regarding the successor begins to swirl almost immediately.

The longer the hiring process takes, the more speculation.

Odds lists can be volatile but McDonald sat top of the list of favourites to take the job permanently for a considerable period.

Cowley himself has now fallen off top spot, being replaced by a new name.

Here is an updated look at the BetVictor favourites to take charge of Bradford City on a permanent basis.