4 managers want the job, Benitez ‘angry’ & BZG takeover still on? – NUFC news round-up

A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • According to Sky Sports, former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri and Dutch legend Giovanni Van Bronckhorst are both interested in taking the vacant Newcastle United job – Full story here.
  • BBC journalist Saj Chowdhury has stated that Rafa Benitez’s departure will NOT affect the Bin Zayed Group takeover, claiming the Premier League are now conducting a ‘fit and proper test’ – Full story here
  • According to the Times’ George Caulkin, both David Moyes and Laurent Blanc have both contacted NUFC, signalling their interest in replacing Rafa Benitez – Full story here.
  • According to the Mail’s Craig Hope, a source close to Rafa Benitez has said the Spaniard has been left ‘angry, upset and disappointed’ that the club announced he was leaving before contacting him – Full story here.
  • Alan Shearer has launched an attack on Mike Ashley following Rafa Benitez’s exit, also warning fans to not fall for the ‘propaganda’ likely to follow from the club – Full story here.
  • West Brom technical director Luke Dowling has claimed that Newcastle United are STILL interested in a deal to sign Salomon Rondon this summer – despite Rafa Benitez’s exit – Full story here.
  • According to the Mirror, Newcastle will push on to sign players their scouting team have identified – despite the club having no manager – with Joelinton and Allan Saint-Maximin targeted – Full story here.
  • Sam Allardyce has all but ruled out any return to Newcastle United after being asked on talkSPORT if he’d take the job should Mike Ashley come calling – Read his comments here.

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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

4 thoughts on “4 managers want the job, Benitez ‘angry’ & BZG takeover still on? – NUFC news round-up

  1. What a load of bull**** as usual ashley won’t sell he’s a fat greedy ******* and we will end up with another ashley yes man stop feeding the fans with crap relegation looms, I would rather see the club in league one and the fat greedy ******* having no choice but to sell the club for a rock bottom price

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  2. Rafa had no choice but to step down as Ashley refused to step up his
    With Ashley’s lack of ambition for NUFC will only see Managers hired who are out of work and see the job as step in prolonging their careers.
    There is nothing to build on without new ownership!
    If BZG ownership is progressing they should place Rafa and Staff on retainer during negotiations.

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  3. Can’t understand why a fat ****ney spurs supporter would have wanted to buy us in the first place? He has fleeced us every year for the last 12 yrs and still wants more. He forced 2 top managers out and brought in cross eyed ****ney smurf who thought he had more knowledge than KK . Ashley is a child in a mans body who plays a dangerous game and it will backfire when all our quality 1st team players will walk away and the toon can look forward to watching NUFC end up in Division one playing the likes of Sunderland and burton Albion in a regular basis. Fat boy Ashley, I hope you are proud!

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  4. One world class manager, kk was a spent force the second time who had had more breakdowns than an Allegro. Fuck knows how we got so lucky as to have Rafa for three years under Ashley. I count us lucky to have had one goodanager amongst the ****e he has chosen
    Bring on the UAE boys. Can’t get any worse. HWTL

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