Richard Keys recommends Hull City's Steve Bruce for Manchester United job

Richard Keys suggests Hull City's Steve Bruce should be considered for the Manchester United job.

Louis van Gaal is in his second season of a three year contract at Manchester United, and this time next year speculation will be whirring over who will be his replacement.

The likes of Pep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti, or current assistant Ryan Giggs could all be viable options - but former Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys has another suggestion.

He asked why current Hull City boss Steve Bruce is never considered for the very top jobs in English football, posting his query on Twitter.

Bruce suffered relegation from the Premier League last season with Hull City, but the Tigers currently sit at the top of the Championship after 16 games.

The Englishman used to captain Manchester United in his playing days, forming a double winning partnership with Gary Pallister, but as a manager, he never managed to defeat his former boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

Bruce has managed Birmingham City, Crystal Palace, and Sunderland among others - and is currently being linked by the bookies, report London 24, as a replacement for Fulham boss Kit Symons.

To stand a chance at ever getting the United gig, Bruce will have to make quite the impression should he succeed in his aim to return to the Premier League.

The suggestion was not even Richard Keys' most outlandish claim of the day. We see the Bruce claim, and raise you another on Andy Townsend.

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