Steve Bruce 'not deterred' by opposition to appointment at Newcastle United

Steve Bruce could be appointed by the weekend, according to a report.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 3:41 pm
Steve Bruce.

Newcastle United want Bruce, manager at Sheffield Wednesday, to succeed Rafa Benitez at St James’s Park.

And the Telegraph report that the club is hopeful that the 58-year-old will be able to travel to China for next week’s Premier League Asia Trophy fixtures.

Newcastle will have to pay compensation to Wednesday to land Bruce.

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Bruce, it’s claimed, has “not been deterred” by opposition to his appointment on Tyneside.