Bookies offer deadline day betting
Transfer deadline day is a notoriously stressful time for fans watching on in the hope that their club secures a big-name signing while fending off bids for their existing stars, but there could at least be an opportunity to make a bit of money out of the unavoidable drama.
Numerous bookmakers are offering odds on a variety of deadline day markets, including which club will make the final signing of the January window.
Odds comparison website Oddschecker report that relegation-threatened QPR are favourites to ink the final deal of deadline day, with Harry Redknapp’s side offered at a best price of 6/1.
Redknapp himself is the centre of attention in one market, with a best price of 5/2 offered on the Rangers boss failing to fulfil a cliché and not spending any time whatsoever speaking from his car window when leaving Loftus Road for the night.
Another deadline day mainstay Jim White is also involved, with bets being taken on the colour of the Sky Sports News presenter’s tie when he broadcasts live to the nation, with yellow the current 6/4 favourite.