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Steve Bruce the New Favourite for Newcastle Utd Job – and Fans Are Furious

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Steve Bruce the New Favourite for Newcastle Utd Job – and Fans Are Furious July 9, 2019

Steve Bruce is the new favourite to become the next Newcastle United manager this afternoon – and Magpies fans aren’t exactly over the moon.

The Premier League side are looking for a new boss after the club’s owner Mike Ashley failed to reach an agreement with Rafa Benitez to extend the Spaniard’s contract, and yesterday we told you how Chelsea legend John Terry had been mentioned as a potential dark horse for the role.

But, according to Ladbrokes and Paddy Power, Bruce is now the favourite to take the reins at St. James’s Park, with the Geordie now priced at 9/4 to takeover from Benitez.

? Former Sunderland manager Steve Bruce is the favourite to become next Newcastle manager#NUFC pic.twitter.com/NTBS5o1nNS

— Ladbrokes (@Ladbrokes) July 9, 2019

Currently in charge of Sheffield Wednesday, Bruce isn’t exactly the most popular man around Newcastle after his failed spell in charge of Sunderland, and a glance at social media suggests he wouldn’t be particularly welcome back in the North East:

Steve Bruce is a big win for Ashley cause he's also agreed to do the big delivery on Northumberland Streets Sports Direct on Wednesdays

— spaghet toucha (@grey_fu) July 9, 2019

Steve Bruce….I give him till Xmas if he's lucky. Scraping the barrel now.

— Denwynne48 (@denwynne48) July 9, 2019

Newcastle parting ways with Rafa Benitez thinking they can do better and ending up with Steve Bruce has to be the best metaphor for #Brexit I've seen so far.

— Kyle (@DstructableCake) July 9, 2019

A Steve Bruce appointment is one way to guarantee no-one turns up for the first home game of the season.

— Magpie Ranger (@NUFC_OurClub) July 9, 2019

Last night Arabs were taking over with Jose. Today Mike is staying with Steve Bruce. It's been a wild ride

— colin oliver (@100Magpie) July 9, 2019

Steve bruce…. is on his way pic.twitter.com/YZpTGCyJB7

— Jer (@jeranderson63) July 9, 2019

Don’t think Steve Bruce is the right man for the Newcastle job! Big step backwards from Rafa! #myopinion #nufc

— KealanHunter (@KHunter12) July 9, 2019

Well, at least the appointment of Steve Bruce as manager will finally unite the #NUFC fanbase.

— Martyn Amos (@martyn_amos) July 9, 2019

If Steve Bruce takes over …… There will be a fucking riot. Good lord

— bobby the knobby spunk bubblebreath (@kenneyvalhalla) July 9, 2019

Steve Bruce as Newcastle United’s next manager has me like. pic.twitter.com/B4IIIlfyCS

— SamuraiT-X ?????? (@SamuraiTX90) July 9, 2019

Do you think Bruce could do a good job in charge of Newcastle in the Premier League next season?

Let us know in the comments section below…

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