The Daily Mail is cutting through all the chuntering waffle about the Toon job like a machete; they are claiming to have an “Exclusive” – namely that Alan Shearer is going to be offered the job. A pitiful excuse for an “Exclusive” if you ask us…
With Redknapp deciding to stay in his current post, and Hughes doing likewise, Newcastle chiefs are set to try and woo Shearer away from his coddled duvet cover pundit life.
And according to Mail journo’s, an unnamed source linked closely to the Toon directors has given them some new information, that:
“The directors are looking closely at the situation but his appointment would appeal to fans.
“One of the main reasons that Michael Owen is at Newcastle is because of Shearer’s influence. He will attact big-name players,” said the source, who did not wish to be identified.
“Alan Shearer is still very much a part of the directors’ plans.”
But will Alan Shearer be even less keen to take the Newcastle job now that ‘Arry and Mark Hughes turned it down. There is a precedent for this, a few years back, Everton legend Andy Gray was offered the Toffee’s managerial hotseat – and he turned them down flat…Why would Shearer exchange the doss-life as a pundit for the poison St James’ chalice?
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