The Tigers' boss is said to be in the running for the job.
Hull manager Steve Bruce
Sky Sports report the news as Bruce remains one of the favourites for the role after Roy Hodgson’s departure in the wake of Euro 2016 disaster.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce
Since his retirement he has built a fierce reputation as a top quality manager with roles at Sheffield United, Birmingham City and Sunderland among his CV.
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce reacts
The FA are however known to have spoken to current Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce about the role.
Sunderland confirmed on their official website yesterday that they had indeed given Allardyce the opportunity to speak to the FA about the vacant manager job with the England national team and it seems he is now the front-runner.
Former England head coach Roy Hodgson
Previous boss Hodgson stepped down after England were sent crashing out of the European Championships in the second round by Iceland.