Sunderland fans react on Twitter to Paul Hurst speculation

Paul Hurst manager of Shrewsbury Town  looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Walsall and Shrewsbury Town at Banks' Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Walsall, England.

Shrewsbury Town boss Paul Hurst has been linked with the Sunderland managerial job.

Shrewsbury Town manager Paul Hurst looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Northampton Town and Shrewsbry Town at Sixfields on April 17, 2017 in Northampton, England.

Sunderland fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with Shrewsbury Town manager Paul Hurst.

According to Sky Sports, Shrewsbury manager Hurst is interested in becoming the new Sunderland boss.

The Black Cats are looking for a new permanent boss following the departure of Simon Grayson.

Grayson was appointed the Sunderland in the summer of 2017, but the team have struggled in the Championship so far this season.

Paul Hurst manager of Shrewsbury Town  looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Walsall and Shrewsbury Town at Banks' Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Walsall, England.

Sunderland are at the foot of the Championship table at the moment with just 10 points from 16 matches, three points behind 21st-placed Burton Albion.

Hurst is in charge of Shrewsbury at the moment and is doing a wonderful job at Montgomery Waters Meadow.

Meanwhile, The Shrews are at the top of League One table at the moment with 37 points from 16 matches, a point clear of second-placed Wigan Athletic.

Sunderland fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with Shrewsbury boss Hurst - they want him.

Below are some of the best comments:

Shrewsbury Town manager Paul Hurst looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Shrewsbury Town and Northampton Town at New Meadow on August 5, 2017 in Shrewsbury, England.

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