Elliott, who was managed by Keane at Sunderland, claimed on the social media site that his fellow Irishman could be a good short-term option for Wednesday.
Just looking at championship form and table and got me thinking. I could see Roy Keane going in at @swfc and turning it around. Could be a good short term option at least as he would create a huge lift at club which seems needed.— Stephen Elliott (@SleevesElliott) December 1, 2018
The Owls have lost six of their last eight league fixtures under Jos Luhukay, a run that has amplified calls for the Dutchman's head.
Mick McCarthy (another of Elliott's old bosses), Slavisa Jokanovic and even Mark Hughes have been mooted as potential replacements by some Sheffield Wednesday supporters, but what would those of an Owls persuasion make of Keane's appointment?
This is what they're saying...
He'd just knock half the team out in week one.— Mazza (@wannao7) December 4, 2018
He’s a fkin fruitcake he’s the last thing we need— andrew (@andrew78949144) December 4, 2018
id take roy keane all day long mate— liam (@liam21618948) December 1, 2018
can you have a word with him then? Anything is better than what we currently have!— Mark (@markyoungerswfc) December 4, 2018
Be a very short term appointment before it would go sour.— Andy McElwaine (@andymcelwaine) December 4, 2018
And after one Wednesdayite championed Ross Wallace as Keane's assistant, another replied:
I’d take that!!!— Senwar... (@senwar) December 4, 2018
Keane recently left his position as Republic of Ireland assistant manager, having previously had spells as a number two at Aston Villa, and boss of both Ipswich Town and Sunderland.
The 47-year-old, who led the Mackems to promotion during Elliott's time there, has extended into coaching the fearsome reputation he gained as a player.
Would Keane be a good fit for Sheffield Wednesday?