Super-agent Jorge Mendes ‘pushing’ for Newcastle to appoint client as next manager


Newcastle are looking for a new manager after parting ways with Steve Bruce last week, and Jorge mendes seems to be at work again. they are being ‘pushed’ to appoint Gennaro Gattuso as their new manager by super-agent Jorge Mendes, according to reports. The Magpies are searching for a new manager after Steve Bruce’s long-expected departure finally became reality earlier this month.

Gennaro Gattuso

A new consortium fronted by Amanda Staveley and 80 per cent backed by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia took control of Newcastle on October 7.  

Speculations over the future of Bruce, who was viewed by supporters as a symbol of the deeply unpopular Mike Ashley era.  

He was handed his 1,000th game in management, the 3-2 defeat against Tottenham.

Several names have been linked with the vacancy. England icons Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard are believed to be candidates. 

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