Steve Bruce resigns from Sheffield Wednesday, Newcastle compensation talks continue

Steve Bruce resigns from Sheffield Wednesday

As first reported by Times journalist Paul Joyce, Steve Bruce has resigned from Sheffield Wednesday on Monday.

Sheffield Wednesday have also lost assistants Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence.

Newcastle compensation talks continue

Steve Bruce has been widely tipped to become the new Newcastle United manager.

According to Paul Joyce, while Newcastle have made an offer to Sheffield Wednesday for Bruce, that offer has yet to be accepted.

Bruce has previously worked in the north-east, as the manager of Sunderland.

After being sacked from Aston Villa, Bruce took over at Sheffield Wednesday back in February.

Steve Bruce confirms Newcastle talks

Last weekend, Steve Bruce confirmed that he’s spoken to Newcastle United about becoming their manager. He said:

It’s in the hands of both clubs and we will see what develops over the next 24 to 48 hours.

It’s football and it has come from nowhere really in the last two to three days so we will see what the weekend brings.

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Also see: Newcastle fee to sign Sheffield Wednesday’s Steve Bruce revealed & Sam Allardyce confirms he rejected job.

Benitez’s departure has made Man United-linked Longstaff consider his Newcastle future – Mirror.