Date: 4th January 2010 at 9:02am
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Newcastle United and England legend Alan Shearer has been linked with the vacant manager’s position at Wednesday in today’s tabloids.

Shearer, who has little experience in management having taken charge of hometown team Newcastle at the end of last season, has been linked with the position in The Sun today.

And Sheffield United man Gary Speed has also been linked with a move across the city as Shearer’s assistant.

Shearer failed to save Newcastle from the drop last season, but he’s been linked with a move to the Owls before, when Geoff Sheard was showing interest in investing in the club.

It would be a gamble for Owls chairman Lee Strafford to appoint the former England international, but it could easily bolster the attendances at S6, and prove a big draw for potential investors.