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Revealed: Who will be in the dugout for Newcastle United’s clash with Tottenham

Revealed: Who will be in the dugout for Newcastle United’s clash with Tottenham

Newcastle takeover is complete

On Thursday afternoon, the news that Newcastle fans desperately wanted to hear finally broke.

Mike Ashley, for 14 years the scourge of the football club, had been released from his ownership of the North-East club, and instead the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund had taken over as new owners.

Now backed by the richest owners in World football, but sitting in the relegation zone without a win, the Magpies are sure to be spending money in January in order to avoid a somewhat humiliating relegation to England’s second tier.

Bruce set to be relieved of his duties ahead of Tottenham clash

Now, in somewhat unexpected news, Newcastle manager Steve Bruce is set to be replaced ahead of the clash with Tottenham Hotspur, according to the Daily Mirror.

It was thought that while Bruce’s job was on the borderline of being safe, he would at least take charge of the game against Spurs, in a week’s time.

However, the new ownership clearly feel otherwise, and are allegedly planning on replacing him with his no.2, Graeme Jones, for the foreseeable future as they hunt for a replacement.

As per the report, it is all to do with the direction the club is taking, with the article saying:

“Steve Bruce will be sacked this week with the Premier League outfit’s hierarchy having decided the Magpies need a new direction.”

The question, of course, will be whether Graeme Jones can get any more success out of the same players?

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This article was edited by Josh Barker.

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Newcastle vs Norwich Full time result
Newcastle
4/5
Draw
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Norwich
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Norwich 13/2
Draw 15/4 10/1
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Norwich
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Teemu Pukki3/1 3/1 21/10
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Joe Willock15/4 15/4 21/10

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# Team MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 12 26 29
2 Manchester City 12 19 26
3 Liverpool FC 12 24 25
4 West Ham United 12 9 23
5 Arsenal FC 12 -4 20
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12 0 19
7 Tottenham Hotspur 12 -6 19
8 Manchester United 12 -1 17
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 12 -2 17
10 Crystal Palace 12 1 16
11 Everton FC 12 -3 15
12 Leicester City 12 -5 15
13 Southampton FC 12 -3 14
14 Brentford FC 12 -1 13
15 Aston Villa 12 -4 13
16 Watford FC 12 -4 13
17 Leeds United 12 -8 11
18 Burnley FC 12 -6 9
19 Norwich City 12 -20 8
20 Newcastle United 12 -12 6

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Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 11
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 7
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 7
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 7
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 6
Cornet, Maxwel Burnley FC 5
Raphinha Leeds United 5
Sarr, Ismaila Watford FC 5
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 4
James, Reece Chelsea FC 4
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 4
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 4
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 4
King, Joshua Watford FC 4
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 4
Benteke, Christian Crystal Palace 4
Aubameyang, Pierre-Emerick Arsenal FC 4
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 4
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace 4
Firmino, Roberto Liverpool FC 4