The former Sunderland manager was relieved of his duties after woeful performance at the dugout and was replaced with his assistant manager Graeme Jones who took over the job on an interim basis till the club announce a permanent manager.
Jones first game in charge ended in a 1-1 draw against Patrick Vieira's Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
The Magpies now have new owners that are ready to bring in top players in the next transfer window, even at that they need a manager who can manage the bunch of talents they are planning to assemble together.
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Antonio Conte: The Perfect Replacement For Steve Bruce At Newcastle
The Italian manager is currently without a job after guiding Inter Milan to the Scudetto last season. With the Magpies ready to spend big in transfers, Conte looks like the ideal man for the job, as he is capable of working with top players and getting the best out of them.
Apart from being a good coach who can work with top players and a club with a big transfer budget, the Italian gaffer will also make the fans happy by bringing back the glory days of the club in terms of trophies.
Conte has been tagged by many in the football world as a serial winner due to his run when it comes to winning titles for the clubs he previously managed.
The former Inter Milan manager also has Premier League experience after previously managing Chelsea and winning the league in his first season at the club before adding the FA Cup in his second season.
With loads of experience in the game, Conte is the perfect replacement for Bruce in the Newcastle dugout.
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