Newcastle United finally has a new manager, as the club on Wednesday announced that Steve Bruce will be their next head coach, following the departure of Rafael Benitez.
Steve Bruce who is still 58, and lots of experience in the Englis Premier League, returns to the Tyneside after signing an initial three-year contract as he looks to work with Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence at the St. James’ Park.
While speaking after his signing and return to the Premier League, Steve
“I’m delighted and incredibly proud to be appointed as head coach of Newcastle United. This is my boyhood club and it was my dad’s club, so this is a very special moment for me and my family.
“There is a huge challenge ahead of us, but it’s one that my staff and I are ready for. We’ll roll our sleeves up and we’ll be giving it everything from the off to ensure supporters have a successful team that they can be proud of.” he said.
Lee Charnley, managing director at Newcastle United, said:
“Steve has a deep affection for Newcastle United and we are very pleased that a coach with his vast experience and connections to the club and city has joined us.
“Steve knows what this club means to supporters and to the region and he will put his heart and soul into leading our talented group of players with the full support of our staff.
“The hard work for Steve and his team starts immediately and we will be fully prepared for the challenge of a new Premier League season.
“I would place on record my thanks to Ben Dawson, Neil Redfearn and our medical and support staff for the way in which they have worked together to oversee the start of our pre-season preparations.”