Steve Bruce's head coach position at Newcastle United is under scrutiny as the Saudi-backed takeover nears completion. (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)

Steve Bruce sack odds SLASHED – the big name managers linked ahead of imminent Newcastle United takeover

An announcement confirming the Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of Newcastle United is imminent – putting Steve Bruce’s future in serious doubt.

Thursday, 7th October 2021, 10:33 am

News that PCP Partners, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia and Reuben brothers are within hours of acquiring the club from Mike Ashley has already had an impact on Bruce.

The 60-year-old had been 3/1 for the next Premier League manager to be sacked but this morning, those odds have been slashed at 1/2

And the bookmakers have already weighed in with potential replacements for Bruce, which will be the first managerial appointment from the imminent news owners.

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