The London Evening Standard says ex-Celtic boss Neil Lennon is the bookmakers' favourite but there are reservations about the former Leicester City midfielder given his managerial experience is limited to the Scottish Premier League.
Chelsea coach Dermot Drummy has also been linked with the post but again, his lack of experience is expected to count against him while former West Brom boss Steve Clarke, a leading candidate with the bookmakers, is understood not to be under consideration.
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