Report: Neil Lennon linked with surprise move to become Hull City manager

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Neil Lennon is reportedly in the frame to replace Steve Bruce as Hull City boss.

The Mirror believe that Hull City are lining up a move to replace Steve Bruce - and Neil Lennon is top of their shortlist of potential candidates.

Hull spent heavily last summer, but results haven't improved for the Tigers, who sit third bottom of the Premier League table.

With just four wins this season and six defeats in the last eight games, the pressure is mounting on manager Bruce, who is now considered to be the favourite to be the next manager sacked in the Premier League.

The Tigers are in a relegation battle, and have reportedly already eyed up a possible replacement for Bruce in the shape of Lennon.

The former Celtic boss was only appointed as Bolton Wanderers manager in October, but his nine wins in 20 games in charge appear to have caught Hull's eye.

After two league and two cup titles with Celtic, much was made of how Lennon would cope in English football - but it's currently a case of so far, so good for the former Northern Ireland international.

It would be a surprise to see Lennon move on so soon after joining Bolton, but the lure of moving to the Premier League may be too good to turn down should Hull come calling.

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