Warburton joined the club in 2011 and had been working as the club's sporting director
The former Manchester City striker leaves the Bees after two-and-a-half years and missed out by the slimmest of margins on promotion to the Championship last season
The Latics are hoping to appoint the German following the departure of Owen Coyle
Abbott was the third longest-serving manager in English football but United have picked up just two points from their first six games of the season
The Championship play-off is billed as the richest match in football but wealth is relative. For Brentford and Yeovil Town, the League One play-off has the potential to be just as transformative.
Brentford will face Yeovil Town in the League One play-off final at Wembley after the Bees' won a pulsating 5-4 penalty shoot-out against Swindon Town on Monday.
Seven days too late as far as Brentford fans are concerned, but the London side's captain, Kevin O'Connor, last night converted an injury-time penalty in a key promotion encounter.
N-Dubz rapper Dappy, who was found guilty of assault and affray, lost a challenge against his conviction today.
The 65-year-old replaces David Bernstein
Chelsea striker scored decisive goal against Steaua Bucharest
Chelsea 1 Sparta Prague 1 (Chelsea win 2-1 on aggregate)
Chelsea captain has struggled to get into the starting XI of late
A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup replay at Stamford Bridge
The 32-year-old has started twice for the Blues under Benitez
Blues remain in the Europa League and FA Cup
Chelsea midfielder lashed out during Capital One Cup semi-final against Swansea