Date: 15th October 2012 at 10:13am
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Graeme Jones is the shock target to become Burnley`s new manager. Who says? None other than Alan Nixon in the Mirror so it must be true!

What do we know about Wigan’s highly-rated No.2?

Well he has not exactly had an illustrious playing career. He was a striker in his playing days and lists amongst his clubs, Bridlington Town,Doncaster Rovers,Wigan Athletic,St. Johnstone,Southend United,Boston United,Bury,Clyde and finally Hamilton Academical.

His first move into management was as assistant manager at Hamilton Academical in 2006 after an injury curtailed his playing career. Jones then joined Swansea City in March 2007, taking the assistant manager position. He followed gaffer, Roberto Martinez to Wigan in June 2009 once again being second-in-command. It is thought the 42 year old now wants to go it alone but he did actually turn down the chance to become manager of former club, Swansea in the summer.

Accrding to Nixon, Burnley could also have the following on their shortlist:

Stuart McCall(Motherwell)

Michael Appleton (­Portsmouth)

Graham ­Alexander

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