Neil Lennon and Derek McInnes named as contenders for English League Two job - but Scottish boss is favourite

Former Celtic manager Neil Lennon and Aberdeen’s last manager Derek McInnes are both among the names being touted for the vacant role at Salford City.

Neil Lennon and Derek McInnes are among the market contenders linked with the role at Salford City. (Pictures: SNS)

Boss Gary Bowyer will leave skybet League Two to return to Derby County after the Rams narrowly avoided relegation from the Championship under Wayne Rooney.

And that has created a vacancy at the club, owned by Project 92 Ltd – the group formed by ex-Manchester United players David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Phil and Gary Neville.

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Their former team-mate Roy Keane, also linked with the vacant role at Celtic, is listed as 10/1 by bookmakers BetVictor – and ex-Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is the same price. He had a spell in the English Championship with Bristol City before joining the Dons in 2013.

Neil Lennon is also among the market options, priced at 14/1 but the current favourite is Scottish boss Alex Neil, who left Preston North End in March, and is priced 4/1.

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