Former Villa Park boss set for St James’ Park job.
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Newcastle United are set to offer the vacant manager position at St James’ Park to former Aston Villa and Celtic boss Martin O’Neill. Chris Hughton was sacked earlier today despite the fact he had taken the north-east club back to the top tier of English football as the Magpies ran away with the Championship title.
A press release stating the reasons for the sacking cited a preference to bring in an experienced boss and that would seem to rule out the likes of Lee Clark and Paul Lambert who are both reportedly in the running for the job.
Owner Mike Ashley is apparently not keen on Alan Pardew and Alan Curbishley as potential replacements and a move for former boss Alan Shearer seems very unlikely, leaving the way open for 58 year old Martin O’Neill who left Aston Villa in August.
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