"Craig is a fantastic player and captain," The Express quotes Savage as saying. "There is no question he can motivate youngsters. I've seen him do that as captain of Wales.
"He's got the respect, desire and is a caring footballer on the field. He would be a fantastic choice. People get Craig Bellamy wrong. He leads people on the field. He'd be a decent shout. But if GB can get the likes of Ryan Giggs or David Beckham that will help to sell tickets."
Team GB coach Stuart Pearce is permitted to pick three players over the age of 23 in his squad.