Newcastle boss Steve Bruce fears he shall be sacked after takeover

Steve Bruce has been Newcastle boss since July 2019

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce fears he shall be sacked following the completion of the Saudi Arabian-backed £305m takeover of the Premier League facet.

The sale went by on Thursday after the deal handed the Premier League homeowners’ and administrators’ take a look at, ending Mike Ashley’s 14-year spell as proprietor.

Bruce was appointed Newcastle boss in July 2019 however has struggled to win over supporters.

“I wish to proceed,” Bruce mentioned in an interview with the Every day Telegraph.external-link

“I might like the possibility to point out the brand new homeowners what I can do, however you must be reasonable they usually might effectively desire a new supervisor to launch issues for them.

“New homeowners usually desire a new supervisor. I have been round lengthy sufficient to grasp that.”

Newcastle completed thirteenth in Bruce’s first season in cost however flirted with relegation final time period earlier than an improved finish to the marketing campaign noticed them end twelfth.

They’ve began this season poorly and at present sit nineteenth with no win after seven video games.

The Magpies play Tottenham at St James’ Park every week on Sunday, in what can be Bruce’s 1,000th recreation as a supervisor, though he’s uncertain if he’ll attain that milestone at Newcastle.

“That call is lower than me,” he added. “I settle for that and I’ll settle for what comes my manner. I’ve to attend to have these conversations with individuals when the time is correct.

“If I do not make it to a 1,000 video games towards Spurs, you would possibly say that might solely occur to me, however I do not suppose it will be merciless. It is simply soccer.”

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