Kevin Phillips surely won't get Sunderland job, after latest news breaks

A general view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on April 29, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Sunderland are still searching for a replacement for Simon Grayson.

A general view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on April 29, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

According to a report in the Sunderland Echo, Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain wants a manager with experience to take charge at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland are stepping up their search for Simon Grayon’s successor now, as they begin interviewing for their vacant managerial process.

It has been over two weeks since Sunderland parted ways with Simon Grayson, and plenty of names have been linked to the post with the Wearsiders.

Simon Grayson, Manager of Sunderland looks on prior to the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on September 20, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Kevin Phillips is one of the managers to have been named as a potential candidate to take over at Sunderland, as he looks to take his first step into management.

However, Sunderland’s desire for experience, may just rule Phillips out of getting the job.

Kevin Phillips one of the Leicester City coaches during the pre season friendly match between Mansfield Town and Leicester City at the One Call Stadium on July 25, 2015 in Mansfield,...

HITC showed some of the best reaction to suggestions that Phillips could be getting the job, with many Sunderland fans backing the 44-year-old.

However, Phillips’ lack of experience surely counts against him, and it seems that he will be overlooked for the Sunderland job this time around.

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