The Press Association’s Damian Spellman has told Newcastle fans ‘not to get carried away’ by sudden claims Bruno Genesio is set to sign a four-year-deal at Newcastle United.
The Chronicle have also denied these claims from France, stating “NUFC sources have now dismissed the report from France about Bruno Genesio.“
This comes after French outlet Le Progres not only claimed that ex-Lyon boss was set to sign a four-year deal at Newcastle, but also stated that the club are ‘on the verge’ of being sold to a Dubai billionaire.
Sadly, however, it looks like this is a load of rubbish, with trusted PA reporter Damian Spellman stating that several sources close to him have no played down these claims:
They are not the only one to rubbish these claims either, with the Daily Star’s Aaron Stokes also rejecting these reports after speaking to a ‘French source’ with ties to ex-Lyon boss Bruno Genesio:
Was this a Mike Ashley PR stunt to get Sheffield Wednesday to reduce their demands – or was this simply an outrageous pile of nonsense created to sell papers in France?
Either way, it really is the hope that kills you. Back to Bruce we go..