Meanwhile, former Sunderland man Michael Gray does not seem particularly impressed.
“'@SteveBowercomm: Surely Roy hodgson can't be the only name on the 'list'??' looks that way!
Everton captain Phil Neville suggests the FA had no choice.
"Be very hard to turn down England managers job!!"
West Brom defender Steven Reid admits that leaving the Baggies for England might not be such a difficult decision.
"Thwee OWLS on a shirwt, Jules Wimet still gleaming, Thirty yearws of hurwt, Never stopped me dweaming.
"I think with Hodgson in charge, England will find it easy against Sweden but they might struggle with Ukwaine and Fwance!"
Paul Dalglish, son of Liverpool boss Kenny, is far from Roy's biggest fan it appears.
"I'd be happy ish to have Roy manage England. Just worried that fans,press will turn quickly...
"Harry Redknapp £15 million compensation + £4million annual. Roy Hodgson £0 compensation + sub £2 million annual wage. #frugalFA"
And Stan Collymore just can't hide his enthusiasm over the potential appointment.
"FA Chairman David Sheepshanks, Burton, 2001: 'This National Football Centre will one day see us attract a former Neuchâtel Xamax manager.'"
Goal.com UK deputy editor Jonathan Birchall's somewhat dry take on matters.
AND SOME FROM YOU...
"Would prefer Eriksson back as manager. No way England would get past group stages if Hodgson is the manager. #GetRedknapp"
"Really, wouldn't we be better off with Gordon the gopher?"
"wodgson? Will he be be able to handle all the pressure?! Look what happened at liverpool - that proves it all really! Widiculous!"