Who is the Best Manager to Take Newcastle Forward?

Massimiliano Allegri and Mauricio Pochettino Newcastle

Things on the Tyneside are heating up! I recently did a piece on Newcastle United’s imminent ownership takeover and the process seems to be very much in motion. The Saudi consortium headed by Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman is already looking at world-class options to bolster the Magpies’ squad and they are not stopping there. Although early reports suggested that Steve Bruce is likely to keep his job for the time being, now several reputable outlets have informed their readers of the new owners’ intentions to bring in an elite…

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Italian is favourite to coach Chelsea next season

As it stands, Antonio Conte is the odds-on favourite to become Chelsea’s coach next season, according to Sky Sports. The Blues have reportedly agreed a deal in principle with the current coach of Italy’s national squad and former Juventus boss. Conte’s contract with Italy expires after the 2016 European Championship and, therefore, the Italian will be free to move to Stamford Bridge, without any compensation needed to be paid to the Italian Football Federation. The news outlet also quotes Sky Italia’s Valentina Fass, who states Chelsea want to make a decision about their…

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Juventus tell Chelsea: “Hands off our coach”

Chelsea are reportedly interested in appointing Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri as their new manager following the conclusion of the current season. Daily Mail claims that the Blues have identified Allegri as a long-term successor to interim manager Guus Hiddink. Meanwhile, Juventus sporting director Beppe Marotta is confident that the Turin club will be able to pursue their manager to stay at the club. Speaking to Premium Sport (via Tuttosport) he said: “Everything leads me to believe that Juventus can continue with the [current] coach. “I believe that in a corporate…

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