Newcastle have sacked manager Steve Bruce following the club’s takeover by the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund. PiF along with Amanda Staveley and Mehrdad Ghodoussi purchased the Magpies from Mike Ashley earlier this month. And one of their first acts as new owner has been to relieve Bruce of his duties.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce spoke to reporters on Friday for the first time since the club’s takeover. The club had already confirmed Bruce will remain in charge for what will be his 1000th game in management this weekend, and here is what he had to say ahead of the visit of Tottenham.