Steve Bruce deserves to keep his job as Newcastle United manager and should NOT be changed by Rafael Benitez, according to previous Magpies boss Sam Allardyce.

According to reports, Bruce isn’t anticipated to keep his job for much longer with Mike Ashley finally set to sell the Tyneside club.

talkSPORT comprehends a ₤ 300million takeover bid by PCP Capital Partners, headed by Amanda Staveley (imagined listed below) and backed by the Saudi royal family’s Public Investment Fund, is on the brink of completion.


Mike Ashley’s time as Newcastle United owner could finally be coming to an end

Mike Ashley’s time as Newcastle United owner could finally be coming to an end

While that’s fantastic news for the Toon Army, and news they’ve waited on years to hear, it’s not so excellent for Bruce– whose future as manager is now shrouded in doubt.

The 59-year-old come to St James’ Park at the start of the season to an overwhelming sense of dissatisfaction as the guy selected to be successful much-loved manager Benitez.

Bruce has actually steadily won over a lot of fans having assisted the Magpies to 13th in the Premier League table by the time the season was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

That hasn’t stopped reports declaring the brand-new owners will desire a ‘sexier’ male in charge when their takeover eventually goes through, however, and Benitez has actually been set up as the early preferred to take Bruce’s place in the St James’ hotseat.

He would not be the first managerial casualty from a big-money takeover, as Allardyce understands all too well.


Steve Bruce has 12 wins, 11 draws and 12 defeats in 35 games as Newcastle manager – a win ratio of 34.3 per cent

Steve Bruce has 12 wins, 11 draws and 12 defeats in 35 games as Newcastle supervisor– a win ratio of 34.3 percent

However Big Sam insists Bruce is the right man to take Newcastle forward under their new leadership, and has likewise hit out at Benitez amid the rumours of his prospective return.

” It’s going to be very hard for Steve, I think he ‘d be fretted if the takeover occurs,” the former Magpies manager said on the talkSPORT Breakfast.

” I’ve experienced new takeovers two times– as soon as at Blackburn [with Venkys] When at Newcastle with Mike Ashley, and.

” I wasn’t Mike’s guy and I can comprehend that, and Steve must be extremely stressed from that point of view.

” There was a lot of hoo-ha about whether Steve sufficed or not, however I believe he has actually done a great job in his very first season, considering he was available in just 2 weeks before the season began, and at the minute they are going to be a Premier League side next season.

Danny Murphy commemorates the job Steve Bruce has done at Newcastle

” I still don’t comprehend why Rafa Benitez was considered to be so great.

” I just do not understand it due to the fact that Newcastle played such unfavorable football then, it was incredible.

” But there you go; Rafa did a terrific PR task in himself and how he managed that club at that time.

” Steve is a really, great Premier League manager of a terrific high quality, irrespective of what the media may state, and he understands how to put a club in a position to move on.

” If you alter whatever around, sack everyone and bring new people in, than it’s going to take years and years and they might well lose their cash spending it quickly on the wrong gamers.”

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