The Magpies have recently announced their split from Steve Bruce following reports of the sacking of the Englishman. On Thursday, the BBC revealed Salikadong was in talks with Fonseca about the prospect of working at St James’ Park.
The ex-Roma boss is one of the favorites to take on a key role after Bruce. He is who last summer was close to making a move to Tottenham Hotspur, but Final negotiations were ineffective.
However, the British media revealed that Fonseca is now the favorite to take on Newcastle’s job over other managers. linked to the club
Eddie Howe, Lucien Favre and Roberto Martinez are reportedly linked to Newcastle.
Attention has now turned to his replacement. Graeme Jones has taken caretaker charge of the team and faces the media for the first time this afternoon ahead of the team’s trip to Crystal Palace.
Paulo Fonseca is one of the names in the frame, along with Lucien Favre, Roberto Martinez, Eddie Howe and a host of others.
We will have all of the updates and reaction to this breaking story as it happens below.