Steve Bruce ‘quits as Sheffield Wednesday manager’ as Newcastle move nears

first_img Adrian Durham thinks that Newcastle fans should not boycott the club A supporter ran up to Bruce’s face during the game and shouted at him, though the fan was booed by the away end who chanted ‘Steve Bruce’s Barmy Army’.A report in the Mirror claims Bruce will become the worst paid manager in the Premier League when his move to St James’ Park is finalised.He will reportedly pocket £1million-a-year at his boyhood club compared to the £6million Benitez earned annually. targets The 58-year-old was thought to be close to agreeing a contract with the Premier League club and it would appear things have moved forward on Monday.The Times’ Paul Joyce claimed Bruce has submitted his resignation to the Hillsborough club in writing, along with his two assistants, Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence.Joyce wrote on Twitter: “Steve Bruce is understood to have resigned as Sheffield Wednesday manager this morning, along with assistants Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence. All three put resignations in writing.“Newcastle have made an offer of compensation to Sheffield Wed – but it is still to be accepted.” Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Steve Bruce looks set to be made Newcastle manager 1 LATEST Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:40Loaded: 9.92%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:40 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January REVEALED JIBE Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea Steve Bruce has reportedly resigned as Sheffield Wednesday manager ahead of being appointed Newcastle boss.Bruce has been the top target for the Magpies as they look for Rafa Benitez’s successor after he left the club at the end of his contract. The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder boost deals New job TROPHY Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS The Magpies flew out to China on Saturday to be part of the Premier League Asia Trophy ahead of the new season.Bruce is likely to join up with the squad in the Far East if an agreement can be reached.He took charge of Sheffield Wednesday’s pre-season friendly with Lincoln on Saturday, which they won 3-1. Getty Images – Getty last_img

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