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Former Gunners’ Great – Newcastle Could Become A Giant Of A Club


Ray Parlour, the former Arsenal midfield player, has been talking today on what the takeover means to Newcastle United, and he thinks this is a very good time to be a Newcastle fan.

He’s right there.

47-year-old Parlour played a massive 437 games for Arsenal with 30 goals and 14 assists from 1992 through 2004.

He is now a pundit on TV, as well as on radio stations BBC Radio 5 Live and Talksport.

Ray has been on talkSPORT and says the new regime at Newcastle will very likely change the manager.

Steve Bruce has said the obvious thing – that he would love to be part of the new regime at Newcastle and lead the club back into Europe and to renewed success.

But we have to think that’s very unlikely, and Amanda Staveley and company would like the manager to have European experience.

Ray Parlour (shown above) has said the following on talkSPORT as reported in the Chronicle this morning:

“I think they will change the manager if I’m being honest,” 

“You look at people like Pochettino and there is going to be a lot of money going into the club.”

“I think Steve Bruce has been a fantastic manager and they will maybe give him a chance but I just think the owners will maybe just want someone with a little bit higher profile.”

“I am not being rude to Steve but a Pochettino, who took Tottenham to the Champions League final – that is who they will be looking that if he is available.”

“But Steve has done a decent job at Newcastle and at times his hands were tied but he has spent money.”

“I just think the owners will go down a different route if they decide to buy Newcastle.”

“It could be a very exciting time for Newcastle United because they have got all the fanbase.

“If they can throw money into it and buy all the right players and spend the money to try and compete you can definitely see them getting into that top six and even top four.”

“The only way Newcastle can go is up so I think it is a very good job for someone.”

“If they can get the right investment and bring the right players in they are only looking good to go up.”

“You always feel with Newcastle that they have the potential to jump into that top six, like the Kevin Keegan era, but it does need investment.”

“The new manager, or if it is Steve Bruce, if they can get the investment right then

“I think Newcastle could be a giant of a club.”

The only chance Steve Bruce will get is to see out this season, and only if he does remarkably well will Amanda Staveley even think of keeping the Geordie on as manager of the club.

It’s very unfortunate for Steve Bruce, who’s a good man, but that’s life – it can be cruel at times.

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88 comments so far

  • norfolknhope

    May 22, 2020 at 1:31 PM

    Comment #81

    Ball and oats
    The moors
    Mr dre
    Emines

    1
  • Dagwoodz

    May 22, 2020 at 1:31 PM

    Comment #82

    The Dixx
    Mexy’s Midnight Runners
    Soft Bell
    Damn Hankees
    Sham!

    It’s too early to come up with others at the moment…lol

    1
  • Bills Son Is Back

    May 22, 2020 at 1:32 PM

    Comment #83

    Ron Knee

    3 ruins for starters…

    Canned Heap
    The Pho
    The Four Taps

    2
  • norfolknhope

    May 22, 2020 at 1:42 PM

    Comment #84

    Kraftweek

    1
  • Scholesy

    May 22, 2020 at 1:53 PM

    Comment #85

    Slide

    1
  • Scholesy

    May 22, 2020 at 1:53 PM

    Comment #86

    Take Shat

    4
  • Bills Son Is Back

    May 22, 2020 at 1:56 PM

    Comment #87

    Rolling Stoves

    1
  • Bladey

    May 22, 2020 at 2:25 PM

    Comment #88

    Swlabr
    Born right in the heart of necastle upon Tyne Season ticket holder for years so the scumberland doesn’t wash As I suspect you don’t by your trashy post Anyway
    You sound like another decrepid old live in past ASH kissing season ticket holding k@@@
    Who dissed the true nufc fans by doing f@@@ all about removing fatty
    Just for you and your ilk I hope fatty is here another ten years
    ASH IN CARVER AND WISE IN BRUCE OUT TAKEOVER ON RED

    1

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