Would Fabricio Coloccini be the strangest managerial appointment of all time…
Reports in the Independent confirm that Fabricio Coloccini is in line to be the next manager of Newcastle United, with Alan Pardew’s move to Crystal Palace nearing completion.
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The 32-year-old Argentine defender, who is still a regular in the Magpies team, would be a surprise choice to say the least, considering his lack of managerial and coaching experience.
However, it wouldn’t be the first time a Premier League team has made a shock appointment. Here are the top ten via Talk Sport:
10) Felix Magath (Fulham)
An unpopular appointment in a disastrous season for Fulham, which saw them relegated from the Premier League. Magath had never managed in English football before, and it’s hard to see him ever doing so again.