Sergio Conceicao 'interested' in Newcastle United job

Sergio Conceicao is “interested” in succeeding Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United, according to a report.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 8:22 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th June 2019, 9:22 pm
Sergio Conceicao.
Sergio Conceicao.

The club this week revealed that it had failed to persuade Benitez to extend his stay at St James’s Park.

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Benitez will formally end his association with United on Sunday when his contract expires.

Conceicao led Porto to the Portuguese league title last year after succeeding Nuno Espirito Santo at the club.

The 44-year-old, linked to Newcastle by Sky Sports, is under contract until 2020.