Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer has been linked with the manager's job at his former club Blackburn Rovers.
Steve Kean resigned as manager of the Championship club on Friday. He said he was "forced to resign" after his position had become "untenable".
Shearer took charge of Newcastle on an interim basis in 2009, but couldn't prevent the team being relegated from the Premier League.
The former England captain is keen on a return to management, but insists that he will only accept the job that is right for him.
Shearer's former teammate Tim Sherwood, who is now a coach at Tottenham Hostpur, has also been linked with the vacancy.
The pair were key figures in the Rovers team which won the Premier League in 1994/95.
Sherwood has played down reports linking him with the job, saying the reports are "just rumours".
"I've got a great job where I am," he said. "There is nothing to consider. It's just speculation."
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