Andy Townsend bound for BBC Breakfast?

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Updated on Monday 18 April 2011 by @TVNewsroom

Andy Townsend is being lined up for a move to BBC Breakfast in Salford.

According to The Daily Mirror, The former Republic of Ireland midfielder is set to replace sports presenter Chris Hollins, who has ruled out a move to Salford.

Townsend is currently working has a football pundit for ITV Football and recently covered the World Cup and UEFA Champions League.

A BBC source told the Daily Mirror: “Andy is the man they want if Chris doesn’t move.

“He is regarded as very composed, extremely knowledgeable and easy to understand. He’s really liked.”

BBC Breakfast is to locate to Salford, Manchester later this year.

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