Former Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is reportedly in line to take over at Sheffield Wednesday.
A number of Aston Villa fans have taken to Twitter to warn Sheffield Wednesday following reports from The Sun on Sunday (09/12; page 57) that suggested that the Owls were considering an approach for Steve Bruce.
The Owls are going through a torrid spell under Jos Luhukay, and it would not be a surprise if many of the Wednesday supporters were keen to see a change in the dug-out as they slip closer and closer to the relegation battle in the Championship.
Bruce is currently out of work after leaving Villa in October. He may have guided the club to a play-off final, but there are plenty of Villans supporters who have warned Wednesday that they would be making a mistake approaching the former Sheffield United boss.
Villa have improved under Dean Smith, and several of the fans believe that that provides further proof that Bruce had the squad to get the club promoted out of the Championship during his tenure.
Some Wednesday fans may be desperate for a change following Luhukay’s underwhelming tenure – and there are plenty who appear to be keen on seeing Bruce come in – but the Villa supporters are unconvinced that Bruce is the right man to get the Owls back on track.
Here is what some of the Villa supporters make of the rumours…
You don’t want Bruce ♂️ https://t.co/r5oTs1yaRN— Kyle Newby (@KyleNewbyyAVFC) December 9, 2018
Bruce will steady the ship if given time and money but the football is dire at times. Was shocked when Colin Murray said last night that Bruce with 100m to spend is a no brainer!— Daniel Bowden (@DanB5826) December 9, 2018
You don’t want Steve Bruce. Seriously. I wouldn’t wish it on anyone.— EJ (@VillaofAston101) December 9, 2018
Why would anyone with aspirations if promotion want him after the budget he had here and the mess he made?— TW Villan (@Villan66332686) December 9, 2018
Jesus good luck to them they’ll need it.— Heart Of The Holte (@HeartOfTheHolte) December 9, 2018
Not the answer, look at our turnaround in fortunes since we got rid of him and got Smith in, should be very telling— Matt (@Acqulesce_) December 9, 2018
Wouldn’t wish that on them.but presumably reduces our compensation #avfc— Dale (@DaleMC_) December 9, 2018
@ianmorton3108 mate your better off with your current manager genuinely— Garin Williams (@GarinWilliams) December 9, 2018