Steve Bruce reveals Mike Ashley's mood at Newcastle United meeting

Steve Bruce has revealed Mike Ashley’s mindset ahead of the new season.

Friday, 26th July 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Friday, 26th July 2019, 7:10 am
Steve Bruce.

Bruce last week succeeded Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United after meeting Mike Ashley.

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The 58-year-old had talks with owner Ashley before signing a three-year deal. They met again on Wednesday at the club’s training ground before new signing Joelinton was unveiled.

Asked about Ashley’s mood, head coach Bruce said: “He was very positive. He enjoyed watching training and the work we did. He was very positive about the start of the season.”