Ray Wilkins infers Norwich City could hire Kenny Jackett as Alex Neil's replacement

Norwich manager Alex Neil

Jackett quit Rotherham United this week and worked with Norwich City chief executive Jez Moxey at Wolverhampton Wanderers

Former England midfielder Ray Wilkins reckons Norwich City could hire Kenny Jackett as Alex Neil's replacement.

Neil is under mounting pressure after leading Norwich to defeat in each of their last five Championship fixtures, while Jackett is once again out of work after leaving Rotherham United this week.

Jackett only landed the Millers job in October, but left the Yorkshire side stunned by quitting - after 39 days and five matches - on Monday.

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Kenny Jackett

According to Wilkins, however, the former Wolverhampton Wanderers could make a swift return to the game at Norwich - if the Canaries dispose of Neil.

Discussing Jackett's future on Friday's Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on Talksport, he said: "(Former Wolves chief executive) Jez Moxey is of course at Norwich, Norwich are unfortunately having a little bit of a toil up at the moment. I'm putting two and two together and coming up with about eight..."

Norwich City manager Alex Neil

When asked if he was inferring that Jackett could end up at Carrow Road, Wilkins added: "As I said before, I hope Alex keeps his job, because he's done a good job there. The players need to pick themselves up a little bit - it's not always down to the manager."

Jackett, despite failing to win any of his games as Rotherham boss, boasts a respectable CV which features promotions at Millwall and Wolves.

The 54-year-old was hired by Moxey at Wolves and received his marching orders just two days after the Norwich chief left his job at Molineux.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Chief Executive Jez Moxey

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