THE bookies have been quick to offer odds on the future success of Wrexham AFC under new Hollywood owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.

The takeover was confirmed on Monday, and fans can already have a flutter on where the club will go from here.

Betfair have given odds for the team to lift the FA Cup, gain promotion to the Premier League, and even sign Wales international Gareth Bale.

Bets available:

  • Welsh side 33/1 to lift FA Cup in 10 years after buyout from Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenny
  • Wrexham FC now 33/1 shot to win FA Cup by 2032 after takeover
  • Welsh talisman Gareth Bale to join side next summer down to 66/1
  • Premier League champs? National League team 100/1 to win title in next 15 years

Betfair spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said: “In one of the strangest takeovers in footballing history, Wrexham FC are now a 33/1 shot to follow a fairytale script and lift the FA Cup in the next 10 years under the guidance of two of the biggest actors in the world.

“What seemed like a joke is now a serious business venture for funny men Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenny, who will want to take the Red Dragons to the top - with odds of 100/1 for Premier League glory in 15 years suggesting their investment could see the National League side rise up the ranks fast.

“They’ll need to use their high profile contacts to bring in some of the world’s best players. Welshman Gareth Bale is a 66/1 shot to join next summer, while Lionel Messi is 200/1 to leave scorching Barcelona for North Wales - let’s hope it quickly turns Always Sunny in Wrexham.”

Meanwhile, ODDSbible, an online betting community, suggests odds of 20/1 for Wrexham to be promoted to the Premier League by 2026.

The group tweeted: "With Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney taking over Wrexham, could 2026 be an absolute grueller of a year for the Robbins?"

Some say those are poor odds. You would have got better odds at the start of the 2015/16 season for Leicester to win the Premier League, which they ultimately did.